senate Bill S1972

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to pistol permit privacy

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S1972 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2488B
2009-2010: S8456

S1972 - Summary

Relates to pistol permit privacy and makes all personal information regarding pistol or revolver licensees confidential except to law enforcement agencies and to individuals requesting information about a named individual.

S1972 - Sponsor Memo

S1972 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1972

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO,  DeFRANCISCO,  GALLIVAN,  LARKIN, LITTLE,
  SEWARD -- 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 pistol permit privacy

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of  section  400.00  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  332  of  the  laws  of 1994, is amended to read as
follows:
  5. Filing of  approved  applications.  (A)  The  application  for  any
license,  if  granted,  shall be filed by the licensing officer with the
clerk of the county of issuance, except that in the  city  of  New  York
and,  in the counties of Nassau and Suffolk, the licensing officer shall
designate the place of filing in the  appropriate  division,  bureau  or
unit  of the police department thereof, and in the county of Suffolk the
county clerk is hereby authorized to transfer all  records  or  applica-
tions  relating  to  firearms to the licensing authority of that county.
The name and address of any  person  to  whom  an  application  for  any
license  has  been  granted  shall be [a public record] CONFIDENTIAL AND
SHALL NOT BE MADE AVAILABLE EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS
SUBDIVISION.  Upon application by a licensee who has changed  his  place
of  residence  such  records or applications shall be transferred to the
appropriate officer at the licensee's new place of residence.  A  dupli-
cate copy of such application shall be filed by the licensing officer in
the  executive  department, division of state police, Albany, within ten
days after issuance of the license. Nothing in this subdivision shall be
construed to change the expiration date or  term  of  such  licenses  if
otherwise provided for in law.
  (B)  THE  DIVISION OF STATE POLICE SHALL MAINTAIN AN AUTOMATED LISTING
OF EVERY LICENSE HOLDER ISSUED A LICENSE FOR A PISTOL OR REVOLVER PURSU-

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

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