senate Bill S6834

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to protecting the personal and private information of persons granted a pistol permit

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Current Bill Status - Stricken

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 11, 2020 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Nov 06, 2019 referred to rules


S6834 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L

S6834 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Protects the personal and private information of persons granted a pistol permit; allows for opting into public disclosure of pistol permit applications.

S6834 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6834 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             November 6, 2019
 Introduced  by  Sen.  JACOBS -- 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  protecting  the  personal
   and private information of persons granted a pistol permit
   Section 1. Subdivision 5 of  section  400.00  of  the  penal  law,  as
 amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013 and subparagraph (iii) of para-
 graph  (e)  as amended by chapter 244 of the laws of 2019, is amended to
 read as follows:
   5. Filing of  approved  applications.  (a)  The  application  for  any
 license,  if  granted,  shall be filed by the licensing officer with the
 clerk of the county of issuance, except that in the  city  of  New  York
 and,  in the counties of Nassau and Suffolk, the licensing officer shall
 designate the place of filing in the  appropriate  division,  bureau  or
 unit  of the police department thereof, and in the county of Suffolk the
 county clerk is hereby authorized to transfer all  records  or  applica-
 tions  relating  to  firearms to the licensing authority of that county.
 Except as provided in paragraphs (b) through (f)  of  this  subdivision,
 the  name  and  address  of  any  person  to whom an application for any
 license has been granted shall NOT be a public record. Upon  application
 by a licensee who has changed his OR HER place of residence such records
 or  applications  shall be transferred to the appropriate officer at the
 licensee's new place of residence. A duplicate copy of such  application
 shall  be  filed  by  the licensing officer in the executive department,
 division of state police, Albany, within ten days after issuance of  the
 license.  The  superintendent  of  state  police may designate that such
 application shall be transmitted to the division of state  police  elec-
 tronically.  In  the  event  the superintendent of the division of state
 police determines that it lacks any of the records required to be  filed
 with the division, it may request that such records be provided to it by
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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