senate Bill S4958

Authorizes the Ulster county sheriff to serve as an additional firearms licensing officer

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 01 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO CODES
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO CODES

Summary

Authorizes the Ulster county sheriff to serve as an additional firearms licensing officer.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10048
Versions:
S4958
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง265.00, Pen L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4958

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to adding
Ulster county sheriff as an additional firearms licensing officer

PURPOSE: Authorizes the Ulster County Sheriff to act as an additional
firearms licensing officer.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1. Amends subdivision 10 of section 265.00 of the penal law,
as amended by chapter 210 of the laws of 1999, to allow the Sheriff in
Ulster County to act as an additional firearms licensing officer

Section 2. Effective date

JUSTIFICATION: Allowing the Ulster County Sheriff to act as an
additional firearms licensing officer should provide for an increase
in the ability of Ulster County to process licensing applications.
This legislation was introduced at the request of the Sheriff of
Ulster County and is supported by the Chairman of the Ulster County
Legislature and Ulster County Executive.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4958

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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 adding Ulster county sher-
  iff as an additional firearms licensing officer

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  10  of  section  265.00 of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 210 of the laws  of  1999,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  10.  "Licensing  officer"  means  in  the  city of New York the police
commissioner of that city; in the county of Nassau the  commissioner  of
police  of  that  county;  in  the county of Suffolk the sheriff of that
county except in the towns of Babylon, Brookhaven, Huntington, Islip and
Smithtown, the commissioner of police of that county; for  the  purposes
of section 400.01 of this chapter the superintendent of state police; IN
THE  COUNTY  OF  ULSTER  THE SHERIFF OF THAT COUNTY AS WELL AS JUDGES OR
JUSTICES OF A COURT OF RECORD HAVING AN OFFICE IN THE COUNTY OF  ULSTER;
and  elsewhere  in  the  state  a  judge or justice of a court of record
having his office in the county of issuance.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09580-03-3

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