S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
May 16, 2012
Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the possession and use of
pistols and revolvers by students of a higher education institution
participating in a course in gun safety
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivision a of section 265.20 of the penal law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 12-a to read as follows:
12-A. POSSESSION AND USE OF A PISTOL OR REVOLVER, AT AN INDOOR OR
OUTDOOR SHOOTING RANGE, BY A REGISTERED STUDENT OF A HIGHER EDUCATION
INSTITUTION CHARTERED BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK, WHO IS PARTICIPATING IN
A COURSE IN GUN SAFETY AND PROFICIENCY OFFERED BY SUCH INSTITUTION,
UNDER THE IMMEDIATE SUPERVISION, GUIDANCE, AND INSTRUCTION OF A PERSON
SPECIFIED IN PARAGRAPH SEVEN OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.