senate Bill S8085

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes, in the county of Chautauqua, the possession of a pistol or revolver while attending a firearms familiarity course conducted by a law enforcement agency

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Mar 27, 2018 referred to codes

S8085 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10312
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A5422

S8085 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes, in the county of Chautauqua, the possession of a pistol or revolver while attending a firearms familiarity, safety, loading and firing course conducted by a law enforcement agency.

S8085 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8085 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8085

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 27, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  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 authorizing the possession
  in the county of Chautauqua of a pistol or revolver while attending  a
  firearms familiarity, safety, loading and firing course conducted by a
  law   enforcement  agency;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 265.20 of the penal law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 7-g to read as follows:
  7-G. POSSESSION OF A PISTOL OR REVOLVER BY A PERSON WHO HAS APPLIED TO
THE  APPROPRIATE LICENSING OFFICER IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY FOR A LICENSE TO
POSSESS A PISTOL OR REVOLVER AND WHO APPEARS TO BE ELIGIBLE  TO  RECEIVE
SUCH LICENSE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAP-
TER AND WHERE SUCH POSSESSION IS: (I) OF A PISTOL OR REVOLVER OWNED BY A
LOCAL  LAW  ENFORCEMENT AGENCY; AND (II) AT A FIREARMS TRAINING FACILITY
OPERATED BY SUCH  AGENCY  WHILE  UNDER  THE  SUPERVISION,  GUIDANCE  AND
INSTRUCTION  OF  A POLICE OFFICER DURING A FIREARMS FAMILIARITY, SAFETY,
LOADING AND FIRING COURSE CONDUCTED BY SUCH AGENCY;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
THAT THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL ONLY APPLY IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY AND ONLY WHERE
SUCH  COUNTY  OPTS BY LOCAL LAW TO REQUIRE SUCH A COURSE BEFORE A PERSON
MAY BE ISSUED A LICENSE PURSUANT TO  SECTION  400.00  OF  THIS  CHAPTER.
PRIOR  TO  A COURSE BEING CONDUCTED BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY PURSUANT
TO THIS PARAGRAPH, SUCH COURSE SHALL BE APPROVED BY  THE  SUPERINTENDENT
OF  THE  STATE  POLICE  AND SHALL BE PERIODICALLY REVIEWED BY THE SUPER-
INTENDENT FOR COMPLIANCE WITH  APPLICABLE  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS.  ANY
COURSE  CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL ONLY BE OPERATED BY A
LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY AND SHALL NOT BE DELEGATED  OR  ASSIGNED  TO  ANY
THIRD  PARTY PERSONS OR ENTITIES. THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE STATE POLICE
SHALL PROMULGATE RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  NECESSARY  TO  EFFECTUATE  THE
PURPOSES  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH INCLUDING STANDARDS FOR THE OPERATION OF A
FIREARMS FAMILIARITY, SAFETY, LOADING AND FIRING COURSE. NOTHING IN THIS
PARAGRAPH SHALL BE READ TO REQUIRE APPROVAL OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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