assembly Bill A6871

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides that a license to possess a pistol or revolver shall permit the licensee to carry such weapon concealed

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Jun 05, 2018 held for consideration in codes
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Mar 22, 2017 referred to codes

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A6871 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S739
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10502, S7453
2019-2020: A1701, S682

A6871 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that a license to possess a pistol or revolver shall permit the licensee to carry such weapon concealed.

A6871 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6871

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 22, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. HAWLEY, B. MILLER, DiPIETRO, GIGLIO, LAWRENCE,
  MORINELLO, CROUCH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. LUPINACCI --  read
  once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  penal law, in relation to licenses to carry and
  possess firearms

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  400.00  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 189 of the laws  of  2000,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2.  Types  of  licenses.  A license for gunsmith or dealer in firearms
shall be issued to engage in such business. A license for  a  pistol  or
revolver,  other  than  an  assault  weapon or a disguised gun, shall be
issued to [(a) have and] possess [in his dwelling by a householder;  (b)
have  and possess in his place of business by a merchant or storekeeper;
(c) have] and carry concealed [while so employed by a messenger employed
by a  banking  institution  or  express  company;  (d)  have  and  carry
concealed by a justice of the supreme court in the first or second judi-
cial  departments, or by a judge of the New York city civil court or the
New York city criminal court; (e) have  and  carry  concealed  while  so
employed by a regular employee of an institution of the state, or of any
county,  city,  town  or  village,  under  control  of a commissioner of
correction of the city or any warden, superintendent or head  keeper  of
any state prison, penitentiary, workhouse, county jail or other institu-
tion  for the detention of persons convicted or accused of crime or held
as witnesses in criminal cases, provided that application is made there-
for by such commissioner, warden, superintendent  or  head  keeper;  (f)
have  and  carry  concealed,]  without  regard to employment or place of
possession[, by any person when proper cause  exists  for  the  issuance
thereof;  and (g) have, possess, collect and carry antique pistols which
are defined as follows: (i) any single shot, muzzle loading pistol  with

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

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