assembly Bill A6912

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing the sheriff of any county to issue pistol permits

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2018 held for consideration in codes
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Mar 24, 2017 referred to codes

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A6912 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S908
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง265.00, Pen L

A6912 - Summary

Authorizes the sheriff of any county outside the city of New York to issue pistol permits upon the approval of the county clerk.

A6912 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6912

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 24, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to authorizing the sheriff of
  any county to issue pistol permits

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  10  of  section  265.00 of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 210 of the laws  of  1999,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  10.  "Licensing  officer"  means  in  the  city of New York the police
commissioner of that city; in the county of Nassau the  commissioner  of
police  of  that  county;  [in the county of Suffolk the sheriff of that
county except] in the towns of Babylon,  Brookhaven,  Huntington,  Islip
and  Smithtown, the commissioner of police of [that] SUFFOLK county; for
the purposes of section 400.01 of this  chapter  the  superintendent  of
state  police;  and elsewhere in the state a judge or justice of a court
of record having his office in the county of issuance.    A  LICENSE  TO
CARRY OR POSSESS A PISTOL OR REVOLVER UNDER SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAP-
TER MAY ALSO BE ISSUED BY THE SHERIFF OF A COUNTY OUTSIDE OF THE CITY OF
NEW YORK IF SUCH SHERIFF ELECTS TO BECOME A LICENSING OFFICER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04591-01-7

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