|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to codes|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to codes|
senate Bill S135
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S135 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§265.20 & 400.00, Pen L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S135 - Summary
Authorizes an applicant for a pistol or revolver license to possess such while attending a pre-license firearms safety course and while under the supervision of the instructor thereof.
S135 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S135 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to authorizing the possession of a pistol or revolver while attending a pre-license firearms safety course PURPOSE: To allow individuals who have applied for a license to possess a pistol or revolver and who are enrolled in a certified pre-license firearms safety course under the supervision, guidance and instruction from a certified firearms safety course instructor, to handle a firearm during the course of the class. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1- adds a new paragraph 7-f to subdivision a of section 265.20 of the penal law to read as follows: Possession of a pistol or revolver by a person who has applied for a license to possess a pistol or revolver and pre-license possession of same pursuant to section 400.00 of this chapter, who has not been previously denied a license, 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, herself or to others, and who has been approved for possession in accordance with section 400.00 of this chapter; provided that such possession shall be of a pistol or revolver duly licensed to and shall be possessed under the supervision, guidance
S135 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 135 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LITTLE -- 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 authorizing the possession of a pistol or revolver while attending a pre-license firearms safety course 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 7-f to read as follows: 7-F. POSSESSION OF A PISTOL OR REVOLVER BY A PERSON WHO HAS APPLIED FOR A LICENSE TO POSSESS A PISTOL OR REVOLVER AND PRE-LICENSE POSSESSION OF SAME PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER, WHO HAS NOT BEEN PREVIOUSLY DENIED A LICENSE, 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, HERSELF OR TO OTHERS, AND WHO HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR POSSESSION IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER; PROVIDED THAT SUCH POSSESSION SHALL BE OF A PISTOL OR REVOLVER DULY LICENSED TO AND SHALL BE POSSESSED UNDER THE SUPERVISION, GUIDANCE AND INSTRUCTION OF A CERTIFIED FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE INSTRUCTOR, AND PROVIDED FURTHER THAT SUCH POSSESSION OCCURS DURING THE COURSE OF A CERTIFIED PRE-LICENSE FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE IN WHICH SUCH PERSON IS ENROLLED. S 2. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 3 of section 400.00 of the penal law, as added by chapter 778 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows: (b) Application for an exemption under paragraph seven-b OR SEVEN-F of subdivision a of section 265.20 of this chapter. Each applicant desiring to obtain the exemption set forth in paragraph seven-b OR SEVEN-F of subdivision a of section 265.20 of this chapter shall make such request in writing of the licensing officer with whom his OR HER application for a license is filed, at the time of filing such application. Such request EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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