|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to codes|
|May 29, 2015||referred to codes|
senate Bill S5704
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5704 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§400.00 & 400.02, Pen L
S5704 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5704 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to licenses to carry, possess, repair and dispose of firearms SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 - amends section 400.00 of the Penal Law to replace references to the authority of the superintendent of NYSP with authority of DCJS; amends subparagraph b of paragraph 10 to provide the recertification form required to be filed, to provide clarification that the form is directly filed with the licensing officer for comparison with existing permit information who shall provide the permit holder with instruction for application for any necessary amendment, and that the licensing officer will then file such form with DCJS; and amends paragraph 16-b to provide that any cost incurred by the licensing officer as part of the recertification process shall be borne by the state. Section 2 - amends section 400.02 of the Penal Law to replace the NYSP with DCJS as the division responsible for the maintenance of the statewide license and record database. Section 3 is the effective date.
S5704 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5704 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 29, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MARCHIONE, GALLIVAN, NOZZOLIO, O'MARA, SEWARD, YOUNG -- 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 licenses to carry, possess, repair and dispose of firearms THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3, subdivision 4, paragraph (a) of subdivision 5 and subdivisions 7, 9, 10, 16-a and 16-b of section 400.00 of the penal law, paragraph (a) of subdivision 3, subdivision 4, paragraph (a) of subdivision 5 and subdivisions 9 and 10 as amended and subdivisions 16-a and 16-b as added by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, paragraph (a-1) of subdivision 16-a as added by chapter 98 of the laws of 2013, are amended to read as follows: (a) Applications shall be made and renewed, in the case of a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver, to the licensing officer in the city or county, as the case may be, where the applicant resides, is principally employed or has his or her principal place of business as merchant or storekeeper; and, in the case of a license as gunsmith or dealer in firearms, to the licensing officer where such place of busi- ness is located. Blank applications shall, except in the city of New York, be approved as to form by the [superintendent of state police] DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES. An application shall state the full name, date of birth, residence, present occupation of each person or individual signing the same, whether or not he or she is a citizen of the United States, whether or not he or she complies with each require- ment for eligibility specified in subdivision one of this section and such other facts as may be required to show the good character, compe- tency and integrity of each person or individual signing the applica- tion. An application shall be signed and verified by the applicant. Each individual signing an application shall submit one photograph of himself EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11366-01-5
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