|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to codes|
senate Bill S682
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S682 (ACTIVE) - Details
S682 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S682 SPONSOR: ORTT TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to licenses to carry and possess firearms PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation allows for the holder of a pistol license to carry the weapon concealed. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill removes language that limits the individuals who are eligible to carry a pistol concealed. The section clarifies that an individual who has a license for a pistol or revolver shall be issued a license to carry concealed and possess without regard to employment or place of possession.
S682 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 682 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. 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 licenses to carry and possess firearms THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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 follows: 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
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