CBS EXCLUSIVE: Cuomo is Close To Announcing Massive New Gun Control Laws. A deal to give New York one of the toughest gun control laws in the nation is being negotiated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who, sources said Tuesday, is hoping to announce the plan Wednesday during his State of the State speech in Albany.
Cuomo hopes to jump-start the 2013 legislative session with a big deal that could dramatically alter gun control laws across the state.
Sources said the package is expected to include:
- New restrictions on assault weapons
- Stiffer penalties for using a gun to commit a crime
- New limits on the number of bullets in a gun magazine