senate Bill S7343

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to extending the period of time for an initial firearm license recertification

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Jan 08, 2018 referred to codes


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S7343 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L

S7343 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends the period of time for an initial firearm license recertification two months to March 31, 2018.

S7343 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7343 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2018

Introduced  by Sens. SEWARD, ORTT -- 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 extending  the  period  of
  time for an initial firearm license recertification


  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 10 of section  400.00  of  the
penal law, as added by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read
as follows:
  (b) All licensees shall be recertified to the division of state police
every  five  years  thereafter.  Any license issued before the effective
date of the chapter of the laws of two  thousand  thirteen  which  added
this  paragraph shall be recertified by the licensee on or before [Janu-
ary] MARCH thirty-first, two thousand eighteen, and not  less  than  one
year  prior  to  such  date, the state police shall send a notice to all
license holders who have not recertified by such  time.  Such  recertif-
ication  shall  be  in a form as approved by the superintendent of state
police, which shall request the license holder's name,  date  of  birth,
gender,  race,  residential  address,  social  security number, firearms
possessed by such license holder, email address at  the  option  of  the
license  holder  and  an  affirmation  that  such  license holder is not
prohibited from possessing firearms. The form may be  in  an  electronic
form  if so designated by the superintendent of state police. Failure to
recertify shall act as a revocation of such license.  If  the  New  York
state  police discover as a result of the recertification process that a
licensee failed to provide a change  of  address,  the  New  York  state
police shall not require the licensing officer to revoke such license.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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