senate Bill S4536A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to exempting qualified retired law enforcement officers from certain limitations related to the possession of firearms

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 06, 2013 print number 4536a
amend and recommit to codes
Apr 08, 2013 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

S4536 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6356A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.20 & 400.00, Pen L

S4536 - Summary

Relates to exempting qualified retired law enforcement officers from certain limitations related to the possession of firearms.

S4536 - Sponsor Memo

S4536 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4536

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 8, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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  exempting  qualified
  retired  law  enforcement officers from certain limitations related to
  the possession of firearms

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

  Section  1. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 25 to read as follows:
  25. "QUALIFIED RETIRED NEW YORK OR FEDERAL  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICER"
MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS A RETIRED POLICE OFFICER AS POLICE OFFICER IS
DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  THIRTY-FOUR  OF  SECTION  1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL
PROCEDURE LAW, A RETIRED PEACE OFFICER AS PEACE OFFICER  IS  DEFINED  IN
SECTION  2.10  OF  THE  CRIMINAL  PROCEDURE LAW OR A RETIRED FEDERAL LAW
ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AS FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT  OFFICER  IS  DEFINED  IN
SECTION  2.15  OF  THE  CRIMINAL  PROCEDURE LAW, WHO: (A) SEPARATED FROM
SERVICE IN GOOD STANDING FROM A PUBLIC AGENCY LOCATED IN NEW YORK  STATE
IN WHICH SUCH PERSON SERVED AS EITHER A POLICE OFFICER, PEACE OFFICER OR
FEDERAL  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICER;  AND (B) BEFORE SUCH SEPARATION, WAS
AUTHORIZED BY LAW TO ENGAGE IN OR SUPERVISE THE  PREVENTION,  DETECTION,
INVESTIGATION,  OR  PROSECUTION  OF,  OR THE INCARCERATION OF ANY PERSON
FOR, ANY VIOLATION OF LAW, AND HAD STATUTORY POWERS OF ARREST,  PURSUANT
TO  THEIR OFFICIAL DUTIES, UNDER THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW; AND (C) (I)
BEFORE SUCH SEPARATION, SERVED AS EITHER A POLICE OFFICER, PEACE OFFICER
OR FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER FOR TEN YEARS OR MORE AND AT THE TIME
OF SEPARATION, IS SUCH AN OFFICER; OR (II) SEPARATED FROM  SERVICE  WITH
SUCH AGENCY, AFTER COMPLETING ANY APPLICABLE PROBATIONARY PERIOD OF SUCH
SERVICE,  DUE  TO  A SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY, AS DETERMINED BY SUCH
AGENCY AT OR BEFORE THE TIME OF SEPARATION;  AND  (D)(I)  HAS  NOT  BEEN
FOUND  BY A QUALIFIED MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYED BY SUCH AGENCY TO BE
UNQUALIFIED FOR REASONS RELATING TO  MENTAL  HEALTH;  OR  (II)  HAS  NOT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10050-02-3

Co-Sponsors

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S4536A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6356A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.20 & 400.00, Pen L

S4536A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to exempting qualified retired law enforcement officers from certain limitations related to the possession of firearms.

S4536A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4536A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4536--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 8, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GOLDEN,  BALL, BOYLE, GRISANTI, LANZA, MARTINS --
  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  exempting  qualified
  retired  law  enforcement officers from certain limitations related to
  the possession of firearms

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

  Section  1. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 25 to read as follows:
  25. "QUALIFIED RETIRED NEW YORK OR FEDERAL  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICER"
MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS A RETIRED POLICE OFFICER AS POLICE OFFICER IS
DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  THIRTY-FOUR  OF  SECTION  1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL
PROCEDURE LAW, A RETIRED PEACE OFFICER AS PEACE OFFICER  IS  DEFINED  IN
SECTION  2.10  OF  THE  CRIMINAL  PROCEDURE LAW OR A RETIRED FEDERAL LAW
ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AS FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT  OFFICER  IS  DEFINED  IN
SECTION  2.15  OF  THE  CRIMINAL  PROCEDURE LAW, WHO: (A) SEPARATED FROM
SERVICE IN GOOD STANDING FROM A PUBLIC AGENCY LOCATED IN NEW YORK  STATE
IN WHICH SUCH PERSON SERVED AS EITHER A POLICE OFFICER, PEACE OFFICER OR
FEDERAL  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICER;  AND (B) BEFORE SUCH SEPARATION, WAS
AUTHORIZED BY LAW TO ENGAGE IN OR SUPERVISE THE  PREVENTION,  DETECTION,
INVESTIGATION,  OR  PROSECUTION  OF,  OR THE INCARCERATION OF ANY PERSON
FOR, ANY VIOLATION OF LAW, AND HAD STATUTORY POWERS OF ARREST,  PURSUANT
TO  THEIR OFFICIAL DUTIES, UNDER THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW; AND (C) (I)
BEFORE SUCH SEPARATION, SERVED AS EITHER A POLICE OFFICER, PEACE OFFICER
OR FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER FOR FIVE YEARS OR  MORE  AND  AT  THE
TIME  OF  SEPARATION, IS SUCH AN OFFICER; OR (II) SEPARATED FROM SERVICE
WITH SUCH AGENCY, AFTER COMPLETING ANY APPLICABLE PROBATIONARY PERIOD OF
SUCH SERVICE, DUE TO A SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY,  AS  DETERMINED  BY
SUCH AGENCY AT OR BEFORE THE TIME OF SEPARATION; AND (D)(I) HAS NOT BEEN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10050-04-3

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