Authorizes the Ulster county sheriff to serve as an additional firearms licensing officer.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to adding Ulster county sheriff as an additional firearms licensing officer
PURPOSE: Authorizes the Ulster County Sheriff to act as an additional firearms licensing officer.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1. Amends subdivision 10 of section 265.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 210 of the laws of 1999, to allow the Sheriff in Ulster County to act as an additional firearms licensing officer
Section 2. Effective date
JUSTIFICATION: Allowing the Ulster County Sheriff to act as an additional firearms licensing officer should provide for an increase in the ability of Ulster County to process licensing applications. This legislation was introduced at the request of the Sheriff of Ulster County and is supported by the Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature and Ulster County Executive.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: This is a new bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4958 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE May 1, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- 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 adding Ulster county sher- iff as an additional firearms licensing officer THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section 265.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 210 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows: 10. "Licensing officer" means in the city of New York the police commissioner of that city; in the county of Nassau the commissioner of police of that county; in the county of Suffolk the sheriff of that county except in the towns of Babylon, Brookhaven, Huntington, Islip and Smithtown, the commissioner of police of that county; for the purposes of section 400.01 of this chapter the superintendent of state police; IN THE COUNTY OF ULSTER THE SHERIFF OF THAT COUNTY AS WELL AS JUDGES OR JUSTICES OF A COURT OF RECORD HAVING AN OFFICE IN THE COUNTY OF ULSTER; and elsewhere in the state a judge or justice of a court of record having his office in the county of issuance. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09580-03-3