senate Bill S135

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes an applicant for a pistol or revolver license to possess such while attending a pre-license firearms safety course

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Jan 05, 2011 referred to codes

S135 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง265.20 & 400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S282

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

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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