New York S 266 - Limits the Application of the "SAFE Act"

New York S 266

by Sen. Robert Ortt

LEAP Forward Position: Oppose


Section 1. Subdivision 2-a of section 330.20 of the criminal procedure law, as added by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:

2-a. Firearm, rifle or shotgun surrender order in certain counties. In the counties of Kings, Queens, Richmond, New York and Bronx, upon entry of a verdict of not responsible by reason of mental disease or defect, or upon the acceptance of a plea of not responsible by reason of mental disease or defect, or upon a finding that the defendant is an incapacitated person pursuant to article seven hundred thirty of this chapter, the court shall revoke the defendant’s firearm license, if any, inquire of the defendant as to the existence and location of any firearm, rifle or shotgun owned or possessed by such defendant and direct the surrender of such firearm, rifle or shotgun pursuant to subparagraph (f) of paragraph one of subdivision a of section 265.20 and subdivision six of section 400.05 of the penal law.