senate Bill S2361

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that restrictions regarding the carrying of concealed weapons and licenses therefor shall be by statute only

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Jan 19, 2011 referred to codes

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S2361 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5117
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7910, A5590

S2361 - Summary

Provides that restrictions regarding the carrying of concealed weapons and licenses therefor shall be by statute only.

S2361 - Sponsor Memo

S2361 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2361

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SEWARD, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, O'MARA, RANZENHOFER --
  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 restrictions imposed by
  statute regarding the carrying of concealed weapons

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  400.00  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 189 of the laws  of  2000,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  Types  of  licenses.  A license for gunsmith or dealer in firearms
shall be issued to engage in such business. A license for  a  pistol  or
revolver,  other  than  an  assault  weapon or a disguised gun, shall be
issued to (a) have and possess in his dwelling  by  a  householder;  (b)
have  and possess in his place of business by a merchant or storekeeper;
(c) have and carry concealed while so employed by a  messenger  employed
by  a  banking  institution  or  express  company;  (d)  have  and carry
concealed by a justice of the supreme court in the first or second judi-
cial departments, or by a judge of the New York city civil court or  the
New  York  city  criminal  court;  (e) have and carry concealed while so
employed by a regular employee of an institution of the state, or of any
county, city, town or  village,  under  control  of  a  commissioner  of
correction  of  the city or any warden, superintendent or head keeper of
any state prison, penitentiary, workhouse, county jail or other institu-
tion for the detention of persons convicted or accused of crime or  held
as witnesses in criminal cases, provided that application is made there-
for  by  such  commissioner,  warden, superintendent or head keeper; (f)
have and carry concealed, without  regard  to  employment  or  place  of
possession,  by  any  person  when  proper cause exists for the issuance
thereof, SUBJECT ONLY TO RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED BY STATUTE; and (g)  have,
possess, collect and carry antique pistols which are defined as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04307-01-1

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