|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 11, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S6659
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S6659 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6659 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6659 REVISED 05/17/2021 SPONSOR: MAYER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to fees charged for a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver in the county of Westchester PURPOSE OF BILL: To allow Westchester County to charge firearm license fees in line with the cost of providing the service. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the Penal Law to allow the Board of Legislature of Westchester County to fix the fee to be charged for a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver and provide the disposition of such fees. Section 2 contains the effective date.
S6659 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6659 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 11, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAYER -- 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 fees charged for a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver in the county of Westchester THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 14 of section 400.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 195 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: 14. Fees. In the city of New York and the [county] COUNTIES of Nassau AND WESTCHESTER, the annual license fee shall be twenty-five dollars for gunsmiths and fifty dollars for dealers in firearms. In such city, the city council and in the [county] COUNTIES of Nassau AND WESTCHESTER, the [Board of Supervisors] LEGISLATIVE BODY OF SUCH COUNTY shall fix the fee to be charged for a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver and provide for the disposition of such fees. Elsewhere in the state, the licensing officer shall collect and pay into the county treasury the following fees: for each license to carry or possess a pistol or revol- ver, not less than three dollars nor more than ten dollars as may be determined by the legislative body of the county; for each amendment thereto, three dollars, and five dollars in the county of Suffolk; and for each license issued to a gunsmith or dealer in firearms, ten dollars. The fee for a duplicate license shall be five dollars. The fee for processing a license transfer between counties shall be five dollars. The fee for processing a license or renewal thereof for a qual- ified retired police officer as defined under subdivision thirty-four of section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law, or a qualified retired sher- iff, undersheriff, or deputy sheriff of the city of New York as defined under subdivision two of section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law, or a qualified retired bridge and tunnel officer, sergeant or lieutenant of the triborough bridge and tunnel authority as defined under subdivision EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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