senate Bill S6401B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Permits 4-H certified shooting sports instructors to supervise and instruct persons under sixteen years of age at shooting ranges

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Current Bill Status Via A8078 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.370
substituted for s6401b
Jul 21, 2020 substituted by a8078c
Feb 12, 2020 advanced to third reading
amended 6401b
Feb 11, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 10, 2020 1st report cal.370
Feb 04, 2020 print number 6401a
Feb 04, 2020 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jun 07, 2019 referred to rules

S6401 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8078
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.20, Pen L

S6401 - Summary

Permits 4-H certified shooting sports instructors to supervise and instruct persons under sixteen years of age at shooting ranges.

S6401 - Sponsor Memo

S6401 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6401

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to permitting  4-H  certified
  shooting  sports  instructors  to supervise and instruct persons under
  sixteen years of age at shooting ranges

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 19 of section 265.00 of the penal law, as added
by chapter 446 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  19. "Duly authorized instructor" means (a) a duly commissioned officer
of  the United States army, navy, marine corps or coast guard, or of the
national guard of the state of New York; or (b) a duly  qualified  adult
citizen  of  the  United States who has been granted a certificate as an
instructor in small arms practice issued by the United States army, navy
or marine corps, or by the adjutant general of this  state,  or  by  the
national rifle association of America, a not-for-profit corporation duly
organized under the laws of this state; [or] (c) by a person duly quali-
fied  and  designated  by  the  department of environmental conservation
under [paragraph d of] subdivision six of section 11-0713 of  the  envi-
ronmental conservation law as its agent in the giving of instruction and
the  making  of  certifications  of qualification in responsible hunting
practices; OR (D)  A  NEW  YORK  STATE  4-H  CERTIFIED  SHOOTING  SPORTS
INSTRUCTOR.
  §  2. Paragraphs 7, 7-c, and 7-d of subdivision a of section 265.20 of
the penal law, paragraph 7 as amended by chapter 180 of the laws of 1998
and paragraphs 7-c and 7-d as added by chapter 651 of the laws of  1996,
are amended to read as follows:
  7.  Possession, at an indoor or outdoor shooting range for the purpose
of loading and firing, of a rifle or shotgun, the  propelling  force  of
which  is gunpowder by a person under sixteen years of age but not under
twelve, under the immediate supervision, guidance and instruction of (a)
a duly commissioned officer of the United States army, navy, air  force,
marine  corps  or  coast guard, or of the national guard of the state of
New York; or (b) a duly qualified adult citizen of the United States who

S6401A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8078
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.20, Pen L

S6401A - Summary

Permits 4-H certified shooting sports instructors to supervise and instruct persons under sixteen years of age at shooting ranges.

S6401A - Sponsor Memo

S6401A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6401--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Codes  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, in relation to permitting 4-H certified
  shooting sports instructors to supervise and  instruct  persons  under
  sixteen years of age at shooting ranges

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 19 of section 265.00 of the penal law, as added
by chapter 446 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  19. "Duly authorized instructor" means (a) a duly commissioned officer
of the United States army, navy, marine corps or coast guard, or of  the
national  guard  of the state of New York; or (b) a duly qualified adult
citizen of the United States who has been granted a  certificate  as  an
instructor in small arms practice issued by the United States army, navy
or  marine  corps,  or  by the adjutant general of this state, or by the
national rifle association of America, a not-for-profit corporation duly
organized under the laws of this state; [or] (c) by a person duly quali-
fied and designated by  the  department  of  environmental  conservation
under  [paragraph  d of] subdivision six of section 11-0713 of the envi-
ronmental conservation law as its agent in the giving of instruction and
the making of certifications of  qualification  in  responsible  hunting
practices;  OR  (D)  A  NEW  YORK  STATE  4-H  CERTIFIED SHOOTING SPORTS
INSTRUCTOR.
  § 2. Paragraphs 7, 7-c, and 7-d of subdivision a of section 265.20  of
the penal law, paragraph 7 as amended by chapter 180 of the laws of 1998
and  paragraphs 7-c and 7-d as added by chapter 651 of the laws of 1996,
are amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13021-05-0

Co-Sponsors

S6401B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8078
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.20, Pen L

S6401B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits 4-H certified shooting sports instructors to supervise and instruct persons under sixteen years of age at shooting ranges.

S6401B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6401B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6401--B
    Cal. No. 370

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Codes  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to said committee -- reported favorably from said commit-
  tee, ordered to first and second report,  amended  on  second  report,
  ordered  to a third reading, and to be reprinted as amended, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to permitting  4-H  certified
  shooting  sports  instructors  to supervise and instruct persons under
  sixteen years of age at shooting ranges

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 19 of section 265.00 of the penal law, as added
by chapter 446 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  19. "Duly authorized instructor" means (a) a duly commissioned officer
of  the United States army, navy, marine corps or coast guard, or of the
national guard of the state of New York; or (b) a duly  qualified  adult
citizen  of  the  United States who has been granted a certificate as an
instructor in small arms practice issued by the United States army, navy
or marine corps, or by the adjutant general of this  state,  or  by  the
national rifle association of America, a not-for-profit corporation duly
organized under the laws of this state; [or] (c) by a person duly quali-
fied  and  designated  by  the  department of environmental conservation
under paragraph [d] C of subdivision [six] THREE of section  11-0713  of
the  environmental  conservation  law  as  its  agent  in  the giving of
instruction and the making of certifications of qualification in respon-
sible hunting practices; OR (D) A NEW YORK STATE 4-H CERTIFIED  SHOOTING
SPORTS INSTRUCTOR.
  §  2. Paragraphs 7, 7-c, and 7-d of subdivision a of section 265.20 of
the penal law, paragraph 7 as amended by chapter 180 of the laws of 1998

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

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