|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 21, 2022||referred to rules|
senate Bill S9601
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S9601 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Rules
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §265.00, Pen L; amd §837, Exec L (as proposed in S.51001 & A.41001)
S9601 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9601 Revised SPONSOR: RYAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law and the executive law, in relation to removing the national rifle association from the list of entities authorized to grant certificates as instructors in small arms practice PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to remove the National Rifle Association ("NRA") from the list of entities that is eligible to grant certificates as instructors in small arms practice, and replace it with the Division of Criminal Justice Services ("DCJS"), a state entity. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 19 of section 265.00 of the penal law by removing the reference to the NRA. Section 2 adds the ability to grant certificates as instructors in small
S9601 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9601 I N S E N A T E November 21, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RYAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the penal law and the executive law, in relation to removing the national rifle association from the list of entities authorized to grant certificates as instructors in small arms practice THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 19 of section 265.00 of the penal law, as amended by a chapter of the laws of 2022 amending the penal law, the general business law, the executive law, the civil practice law and rules and the state finance law relating to licensing and other provisions relating to firearms, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 51001 and A. 41001, is amended to read as follows: 19. "Duly authorized instructor" means (a) a duly commissioned officer of the United States army, navy, marine corps or coast guard, or of the national guard of the state of New York; [or] (b) a duly qualified adult citizen of the United States who has been granted a certificate as an instructor in small arms practice issued by the United States army, navy or marine corps, or by the adjutant general of this state, or by the division of criminal justice services[, or by the national rifle associ- ation of America, a not-for-profit corporation duly organized under the laws of this state]; (c) by a person duly qualified and designated by the department of environmental conservation as its agent in the giving of instruction and the making of certifications of qualification in responsible hunting practices; or (d) a New York state 4-H certified shooting sports instructor. § 2. Subdivision 23 of section 837 of the executive law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2022 amending the penal law, the general busi- ness law, the executive law, the civil practice law and rules and the state finance law relating to licensing and other provisions relating to firearms, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 51001 and A. 41001, is amended to read as follows: 23. (a) In conjunction with the superintendent of [the] state police, promulgate policies and procedures with regard to standardization of EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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