senate Bill S9601

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Removes the national rifle association from the list of entities authorized to grant certificates as instructors in small arms practice

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Nov 21, 2022 referred to rules

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) - Summary

Removes the national rifle association from the list of entities authorized to grant certificates as instructors in small arms practice.

S9601 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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