senate Bill S6263

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires convicted felons to apply for a permt to purchase, carry, possess, repair and dispose of rifles and/or shotguns

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Mar 13, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 18, 2012 referred to codes

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S6263 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §400.03, Pen L

S6263 - Summary

Requires convicted felons to apply for a permit to purchase, carry, possess, repair and dispose of rifles and/or shotguns.

S6263 - Sponsor Memo

S6263 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6263

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- 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 purchase and possession of
  rifles and shotguns by convicted felons

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

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 400.03  to
read as follows:
S 400.03 LICENSES TO CARRY, POSSESS, REPAIR AND DISPOSE OF RIFLES AND/OR
           SHOTGUNS BY CONVICTED FELONS.
  1.  ANY  PERSON  CONVICTED  OF  A  FELONY  ANYWHERE SHALL APPLY TO THE
LICENSING OFFICER IN THE CITY OR COUNTY, AS THE CASE MAY BE,  WHERE  THE
APPLICANT  RESIDES,  IS PRINCIPALLY EMPLOYED OR HAS HIS OR HER PRINCIPAL
PLACE OF BUSINESS AS MERCHANT OR STOREKEEPER, FOR A LICENSE TO PURCHASE,
CARRY, POSSESS, REPAIR OR DISPOSE OF RIFLES AND/OR SHOTGUNS.
  2. THE APPLICATION FOR THE LICENSE REQUIRED PURSUANT TO  THIS  SECTION
SHALL  BE IN THE SAME FORM AND MANNER AS PRESCRIBED BY SECTION 400.00 OF
THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation  of this act on its effective date are authorized and directed to
be made and completed on or before such effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13739-01-1

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