senate Bill S993A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes an applicant for a pistol or revolver license to possess such while attending a pre-license firearms safety course

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Jan 17, 2014 print number 993a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S993 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.20 & 400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S135
2009-2010: S282

S993 - Summary

Authorizes an applicant for a pistol or revolver license to possess such while attending a pre-license firearms safety course and while under the supervision of the instructor thereof.

S993 - Sponsor Memo

S993 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   993

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- 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 authorizing the possession
  of a pistol or revolver while attending a pre-license firearms  safety
  course

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 265.20 of the penal law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 7-f to read as follows:
  7-F. POSSESSION OF A PISTOL OR REVOLVER BY A PERSON  WHO  HAS  APPLIED
FOR A LICENSE TO POSSESS A PISTOL OR REVOLVER AND PRE-LICENSE POSSESSION
OF  SAME  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER, WHO HAS NOT BEEN
PREVIOUSLY DENIED A LICENSE, BEEN PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF  A  FELONY  OR
SERIOUS  OFFENSE, AND WHO DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE, OR POSE A THREAT TO BE,
A DANGER TO HIMSELF, HERSELF OR TO OTHERS, AND WHO HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR
POSSESSION IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 400.00 OF THIS  CHAPTER;  PROVIDED
THAT  SUCH  POSSESSION SHALL BE OF A PISTOL OR REVOLVER DULY LICENSED TO
AND SHALL BE POSSESSED UNDER THE SUPERVISION, GUIDANCE  AND  INSTRUCTION
OF  A  CERTIFIED FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE INSTRUCTOR, AND PROVIDED FURTHER
THAT SUCH POSSESSION OCCURS DURING THE COURSE OF A CERTIFIED PRE-LICENSE
FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE IN WHICH SUCH PERSON IS ENROLLED.
  S 2. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 3 of section  400.00  of  the  penal
law,  as added by chapter 778 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as
follows:
  (b) Application for an exemption under paragraph seven-b OR SEVEN-F of
subdivision a of section 265.20 of this chapter. Each applicant desiring
to obtain the exemption set forth in paragraph  seven-b  OR  SEVEN-F  of
subdivision  a of section 265.20 of this chapter shall make such request
in writing of the licensing officer with whom his OR HER application for
a license is filed, at the time of filing such application. Such request

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

S993A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.20 & 400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S135
2009-2010: S282

S993A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes an applicant for a pistol or revolver license to possess such while attending a pre-license firearms safety course and while under the supervision of the instructor thereof.

S993A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S993A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 993--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Codes  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to authorizing the possession
  of  a pistol or revolver while attending a pre-license firearms safety
  course

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 265.20 of the penal law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 7-g to read as follows:
  7-G.  POSSESSION  OF  A PISTOL OR REVOLVER BY A PERSON WHO HAS APPLIED
FOR A LICENSE TO POSSESS A PISTOL OR REVOLVER AND PRE-LICENSE POSSESSION
OF SAME PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER,  WHO  HAS  NOT  BEEN
PREVIOUSLY  DENIED  A  LICENSE, BEEN PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF A FELONY OR
SERIOUS OFFENSE, AND WHO DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE, OR POSE A THREAT TO  BE,
A DANGER TO HIMSELF, HERSELF OR TO OTHERS, AND WHO HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR
POSSESSION  IN  ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER; PROVIDED
THAT SUCH POSSESSION SHALL BE OF A PISTOL OR REVOLVER DULY  LICENSED  TO
AND  SHALL  BE POSSESSED UNDER THE SUPERVISION, GUIDANCE AND INSTRUCTION
OF A CERTIFIED FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE INSTRUCTOR, AND  PROVIDED  FURTHER
THAT SUCH POSSESSION OCCURS DURING THE COURSE OF A CERTIFIED PRE-LICENSE
FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE IN WHICH SUCH PERSON IS ENROLLED.
  S  2.  Paragraph  (b)  of subdivision 3 of section 400.00 of the penal
law, as added by chapter 778 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (b) Application for an exemption under paragraph seven-b OR SEVEN-G of
subdivision a of section 265.20 of this chapter. Each applicant desiring
to  obtain  the  exemption  set forth in paragraph seven-b OR SEVEN-G of

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

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