senate Bill S5459

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Requires that the person be at least fourteen years of age, with no maximum age, for the possession and use of a pistol or revolver at a pistol range

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 30, 2010 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2010 advanced to third reading
Jun 09, 2010 2nd report cal.
Jun 08, 2010 1st report cal.834
May 03, 2010 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 06, 2010 referred to codes
May 07, 2009 referred to codes


S5459 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง265.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3337
2013-2014: A4994

S5459 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that the person be at least fourteen years of age, with no maximum age, for the possession and use of a pistol or revolver at a pistol range.

S5459 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5459 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2009

Introduced  by  Sen.  STACHOWSKI  -- 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  exemptions  provided  for
  possession and use of a pistol or revolver at certain pistol ranges


  Section 1. Paragraph 7-e of subdivision a of  section  265.20  of  the
penal  law, as amended by chapter 281 of the laws of 2006, is amended to
read as follows:
  7-e. Possession and use of a pistol  or  revolver,  at  an  indoor  or
outdoor  pistol  range  located in or on premises owned or occupied by a
duly incorporated organization organized for conservation purposes or to
foster proficiency in small arms or at a target pistol shooting competi-
tion under the auspices of or approved by an association or organization
described in paragraph 7-a of this subdivision for the purpose of  load-
ing  and firing the same by a person at least fourteen years of age [but
under the age of twenty-one] who has not been previously convicted of  a
felony  or  serious  offense,  and  who does not appear to be, or pose a
threat to be, a danger to himself or to others; provided  however,  that
such  possession  shall  be of a pistol or revolver duly licensed to and
shall be used 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.


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