senate Bill S6220B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Removes the provision that requires certain firearms dealers to renew their licenses every six years

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 10, 2012 print number 6220b
amend and recommit to codes
Feb 01, 2012 print number 6220a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 13, 2012 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

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S6220 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8999B
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A8999

S6220 - Summary

Removes the provision that requires certain firearms dealers to renew their licenses every six years.

S6220 - Sponsor Memo

S6220 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6220                                                  A. 8999

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2012
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sens.  RITCHIE, BONACIC, LARKIN, O'MARA,
  RANZENHOFER, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
  ed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and  referred
  to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to firearms dealers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section  400.00  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  447  of  the  laws  of 1997, is amended to read as
follows:
  10. License: expiration, certification and renewal.  Any  license  for
gunsmith or dealer in firearms and, in the city of New York, any license
to carry or possess a pistol or revolver, issued at any time pursuant to
this  section or prior to the first day of July, nineteen hundred sixty-
three and not limited to expire on an earlier date fixed in the license,
shall expire not more than three years after the date  of  issuance.  In
the counties of Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester, any license to carry or
possess  a  pistol  or  revolver,  issued  at  any time pursuant to this
section or prior to the first day of July, nineteen hundred  sixty-three
and not limited to expire on an earlier date fixed in the license, shall
expire  not more than five years after the date of issuance; however, in
the county of Westchester, any such license shall be certified prior  to
the  first  day of April, two thousand, in accordance with a schedule to
be contained in regulations promulgated by the commissioner of the divi-
sion of criminal justice services,  and  every  such  license  shall  be
recertified  every  five  years thereafter. For purposes of this section
certification shall mean that the licensee shall provide to the  licens-
ing  officer  the  following  information  only:   current name, date of
birth, current address, and the make, model, caliber and  serial  number
of  all  firearms  currently  possessed.  Such certification information
shall be filed by the licensing officer in the same manner as an  amend-
ment. Elsewhere than in the city of New York and the counties of Nassau,

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

Co-Sponsors

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S6220A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8999B
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A8999

S6220A - Summary

Removes the provision that requires certain firearms dealers to renew their licenses every six years.

S6220A - Sponsor Memo

S6220A - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6220--A                                            A. 8999--A

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2012
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sens.  RITCHIE, BONACIC, LARKIN, O'MARA,
  RANZENHOFER, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
  ed to be committed to the Committee on Codes -- committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, LAVINE, CASTRO,  MONTESA-
  NO,  CROUCH, TOBACCO, HAWLEY, CORWIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  BURLING, CALHOUN, MAGEE -- read once and referred to the Committee  on
  Codes  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to firearms dealers

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  10  of  section  400.00 of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 447 of the laws  of  1997,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  10.  License:  expiration,  certification and renewal. Any license for
gunsmith or dealer in firearms and, in the city of New York, any license
to carry or possess a pistol or revolver, issued at any time pursuant to
this section or prior to the first day of July, nineteen hundred  sixty-
three and not limited to expire on an earlier date fixed in the license,
shall  expire  not  more than three years after the date of issuance. In
the counties of Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester, any license to carry or
possess a pistol or revolver, AND IN COUNTIES  HAVING  A  POPULATION  OF
LESS  THAN TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND INHABITANTS, ANY LICENSE FOR GUNSMITH OR
DEALER IN FIREARMS, issued at any time pursuant to this section or prior
to the first day of July, nineteen hundred sixty-three and  not  limited
to expire on an earlier date fixed in the license, shall expire not more
than  five  years  after the date of issuance; however, in the county of
Westchester, any such license shall be certified prior to the first  day
of April, two thousand, in accordance with a schedule to be contained in
regulations  promulgated by the commissioner of the division of criminal
justice services, and every such license shall be recertified every five

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

Co-Sponsors

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S6220B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8999B
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A8999

S6220B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Removes the provision that requires certain firearms dealers to renew their licenses every six years.

S6220B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6220B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6220--B                                            A. 8999--B

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2012
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sens.  RITCHIE, BONACIC, LARKIN, O'MARA,
  RANZENHOFER, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
  ed to be committed to the Committee on Codes -- committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, LAVINE, CASTRO, MONTESA-
  NO, CROUCH, TOBACCO, HAWLEY, CORWIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.
  BARCLAY,  BURLING, CALHOUN, MAGEE, MURRAY -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again
  reported from said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to firearms dealers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section  400.00  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  447  of  the  laws  of 1997, is amended to read as
follows:
  10. License: expiration, certification and renewal.  Any  license  for
gunsmith or dealer in firearms and, in the city of New York, any license
to carry or possess a pistol or revolver, issued at any time pursuant to
this  section or prior to the first day of July, nineteen hundred sixty-
three and not limited to expire on an earlier date fixed in the license,
shall expire not more than three years after the date  of  issuance.  In
the counties of Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester, any license to carry or
possess  a  pistol  or  revolver, AND IN COUNTIES HAVING A POPULATION OF
LESS THAN TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND INHABITANTS, ANY LICENSE FOR GUNSMITH  OR
DEALER IN FIREARMS, issued at any time pursuant to this section or prior
to  the  first day of July, nineteen hundred sixty-three and not limited
to expire on an earlier date fixed in the license, shall expire not more
than five years after the date of issuance; however, in  the  county  of
Westchester,  any such license shall be certified prior to the first day

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

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