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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
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:
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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 22, 2017

  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


  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
  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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