assembly Bill A4960

2021-2022 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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May 03, 2022 held for consideration in codes
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Feb 09, 2021 referred to codes

A4960 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10312
2019-2020: A5422

A4960 (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.

A4960 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4960
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 9, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GOODELL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.