senate Bill S8456

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to pistol permit privacy

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Jul 30, 2010 referred to rules

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S8456 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11716
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2488, A1896, A9388
2013-2014: S1972

S8456 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to pistol permit privacy and makes all personal information regarding pistol or revolver licensees confidential except to law enforcement agencies and to individuals requesting information about a named individual.

S8456 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8456 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8456

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 30, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to pistol permit privacy

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section  400.00  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 332 of the laws  of  1994,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  5.  Filing  of  approved  applications.  (A)  The  application for any
license, if granted, shall be filed by the licensing  officer  with  the
clerk  of  the  county  of issuance, except that in the city of New York
and, in the counties of Nassau and Suffolk, the licensing officer  shall
designate  the  place  of  filing in the appropriate division, bureau or
unit of the police department thereof, and in the county of Suffolk  the
county  clerk  is  hereby authorized to transfer all records or applica-
tions relating to firearms to the licensing authority  of  that  county.
The  name  and  address  of  any  person  to whom an application for any
license has been granted shall be [a  public  record]  CONFIDENTIAL  AND
SHALL NOT BE MADE AVAILABLE EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS
SUBDIVISION.    Upon application by a licensee who has changed his place
of residence such records or applications shall be  transferred  to  the
appropriate  officer  at the licensee's new place of residence. A dupli-
cate copy of such application shall be filed by the licensing officer in
the executive department, division of state police, Albany,  within  ten
days after issuance of the license. Nothing in this subdivision shall be
construed  to  change  the  expiration  date or term of such licenses if
otherwise provided for in law.
  (B) THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE SHALL MAINTAIN AN  AUTOMATED  LISTING
OF EVERY LICENSE HOLDER ISSUED A LICENSE FOR A PISTOL OR REVOLVER PURSU-
ANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH LISTING SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE, UPON REQUEST,
PROVIDED, THAT:
  (I)  ONLY  REQUESTS  RELATING  TO A NAMED LICENSEE SHALL BE HONORED OR
MADE AVAILABLE ONLINE; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD18015-04-0

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