senate Bill S2646

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides for the registration of firearms by the owner thereof at the county clerks office of the county where the owner resides, except in New York City

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to codes
Feb 26, 2009 referred to codes

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S2646 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §400.02, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2994
2013-2014: S805

S2646 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the registration of firearms by the owner thereof at the county clerks office of the county where the owner resides, except in New York city; establishes fees for original registration and annual renewal thereof.

S2646 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2646 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2646

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ADAMS, MONSERRATE, SERRANO -- 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 registration of
  firearms

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

  Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 400.02 to
read as follows:
S 400.02 REGISTRATION OF FIREARMS; FEES; RENEWALS.
  1. EVERY OWNER OF A FIREARM SHALL PRESENT BY MAIL OR OTHERWISE TO  THE
CLERK  OF THE COUNTY WHEREIN HE OR SHE RESIDES AN APPLICATION FOR REGIS-
TRATION OF SUCH FIREARM. FOR  OWNERS  RESIDING  IN  A  COUNTY  CONTAINED
ENTIRELY  WITHIN  A CITY, SUCH APPLICATION SHALL BE MADE AT THE PRECINCT
STATION SERVING THE AREA WHEREIN SUCH OWNER  RESIDES.  SUCH  APPLICATION
SHALL  CONTAIN  A  BRIEF  DESCRIPTION  OF EACH FIREARM TO BE REGISTERED,
INCLUDING ANY SERIAL NUMBER THEREON, THE OWNER'S NAME, ADDRESS AND PHONE
NUMBER, AND THE LOCATION WHERE THE FIREARM IS TO BE LOCATED WHEN NOT  IN
USE.  WITH  RESPECT  TO  A NEWLY ACQUIRED FIREARM, THE APPLICATION SHALL
INCLUDE WHERE AND HOW SUCH FIREARM WAS ACQUIRED.
  2. UPON RECEIPT OF A SUFFICIENT APPLICATION,  THE  REGISTERING  OFFICE
SHALL PROVIDE THE APPLICANT WITH A REGISTRATION UPON PAYMENT OF A FEE OF
FIFTEEN DOLLARS FOR EACH FIREARM REGISTERED.
  3.  A PERMANENT RECORD OF SUCH REGISTRATION SHALL BE MAINTAINED BY THE
REGISTERING OFFICE, AND THE FIREARM OWNER SHALL BE ISSUED A PHOTO  IDEN-
TIFICATION  POCKET  CARD  INDICATING  THE FIREARM HAS BEEN REGISTERED TO
SUCH OWNER.
  4. SUCH REGISTRATION SHALL BE RENEWED EACH  YEAR  FOR  A  FEE  OF  TEN
DOLLARS.  WHENEVER THE REGISTERED OWNER SHALL GIVE, SELL, LOSE OR OTHER-
WISE CEASE TO POSSESS THE REGISTERED  FIREARM,  THE  REGISTERING  OFFICE
SHALL BE MADE AWARE OF SUCH TERMINATION OF POSSESSION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04982-01-9

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