senate Bill S1796A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to expiration and renewal provisions of certain firearms licenses

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Feb 12, 2013 print number 1796a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

S1796 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5914A

S1796 - Summary

Relates to expiration and renewal provisions of certain firearms licenses; shortens length of certification in NYC from three years to two; Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk from five to two and all other places in the state from six to two years.

S1796 - Sponsor Memo

S1796 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1796

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, KRUEGER, PARKER -- 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 expiration and renewal
  provisions of certain firearms licenses

  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] TWO 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] TWO years after the date of issuance; howev-
er,  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] TWO years thereafter. For purposes of
this section certification shall mean that the licensee shall provide to
the licensing 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  informa-
tion  shall  be  filed by the licensing officer in the same manner as an

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

Co-Sponsors

S1796A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5914A

S1796A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to expiration and renewal provisions of certain firearms licenses; shortens length of certification in NYC from three years to two; Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk from five to two and all other places in the state from six to two years.

S1796A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1796A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1796--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, KRUEGER, PARKER -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed 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  expiration  and  renewal
  provisions of certain firearms licenses

  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] TWO 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] TWO years after the date of issuance; howev-
er, 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] TWO years thereafter. For purposes  of
this section certification shall mean that the licensee shall provide to
the  licensing  officer  the following information only:   current name,
date of birth, current address, and the make, model, caliber and  serial

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

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