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|Jan 08, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1223
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
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S1223 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1223 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1223 SPONSOR: RITCHIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to reciprocity for pistol permit applications for military personnel PURPOSE: To provide reciprocity for pistol permit applications for military personnel SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 4-a of § 400.00 of the Penal Law to provide, an application for a pistol permit license by any active member of the Armed Forces of the United States must be acted upon by the licensing officer within 60 days of the date of submission of such application provided that the application is supported by appropriate documentation proving that the applicant is an active member of the
S1223 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1223 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 8, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 reciprocity for pistol permit applications for military personnel THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4-a of section 400.00 of the penal law, as added by chapter 233 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows: 4-a. Processing of license applications. Applications for licenses shall be accepted for processing by the licensing officer at the time of presentment. Except upon written notice to the applicant specifically stating the reasons for any delay, in each case the licensing officer shall act upon any application for a license pursuant to this section within six months of the date of presentment of such an application to the appropriate authority. Such delay may only be for good cause and with respect to the applicant. In acting upon an application, the licensing officer shall either deny the application for reasons specif- ically and concisely stated in writing or grant the application and issue the license applied for. AN APPLICATION FOR A LICENSE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION FOR ANY ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES SHALL BE ACTED UPON BY THE LICENSING OFFICER WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE DATE OF SUBMISSION OF SUCH AN APPLICATION TO THE APPROPRIATE AUTHOR- ITY PROVIDED SUCH ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES IS DULY LICENSED TO CARRY A PISTOL OR FIREARM BY ANOTHER JURISDICTION WITHIN THE UNITED STATES. NOTHING SHALL PROSCRIBE THE ISSUING OF A LICENSE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SO LONG AS THE APPLICANT WHO IS AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES, SUBMITS THE APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTATION ACCOMPANYING THE APPLICATION AND SUBMITS PROOF OF A PREVIOUSLY OBTAINED LICENSE ISSUED BY ANOTHER STATE. § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 400.15 to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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