senate Bill S50

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the renewal of firearms licenses after five years outside the city of New York

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 04, 2013 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S50 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3295
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S725, A380
2009-2010: S1598B, A801B

S50 - Summary

Requires the renewal of firearms licenses after five years and the taking of a safety course outside the city of New York; sets a date for expiration and provides for a schedule for recertification to be developed by the commissioner of criminal justice services.

S50 - Sponsor Memo

S50 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   50

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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 providing for the  expira-
  tion  and renewal of certain firearms licenses outside the city of New
  York

  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

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

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