assembly Bill A2487

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Clarifies that licenses for handguns may be issued to non-resident individuals

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 17, 2020 held for consideration in codes
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jan 23, 2019 referred to codes

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A2487 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3929
2013-2014: A3331
2015-2016: A1466
2017-2018: A806

A2487 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Clarifies that licenses to carry firearms may be issued to non-resident individuals.

A2487 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2487

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. CROUCH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to licenses to carry firearms
  by non-resident individuals

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of subdivision 3 of section 400.00 of the
penal law, as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  (a)  (I)  Applications  shall  be  made  and renewed, in the case of a
license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver, to the licensing offi-
cer in the city or county, as the  case  may  be,  where  the  applicant
resides,  is  principally  employed or has his or her principal place of
business as merchant or storekeeper; and, in the case of  a  license  as
gunsmith  or  dealer  in  firearms,  to the licensing officer where such
place of business is located. IF THE APPLICANT DOES NOT RESIDE  IN  THIS
STATE,  THEN  HIS  OR  HER  APPLICATION SHALL BE MADE AND RENEWED TO THE
LICENSING OFFICER IN THE COUNTY OF  ALBANY.  Blank  applications  shall,
except  in  the  city  of New York, be approved as to form by the super-
intendent of state police. An application shall  state  the  full  name,
date  of birth, STATE OF residence, present occupation of each person or
individual signing the same, whether or not he or she is  a  citizen  of
the  United States, whether or not he or she complies with each require-
ment for eligibility specified in subdivision one of  this  section  and
such  other  facts as may be required to show the good character, compe-
tency and integrity of each person or individual  signing  the  applica-
tion. An application shall be signed and verified by the applicant. Each
individual signing an application shall submit one photograph of himself
or  herself  and  a duplicate for each required copy of the application.
Such photographs shall have been  taken  within  thirty  days  prior  to
filing  the  application.  In case of a license as gunsmith or dealer in

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