New York

New York S 287 - Removes the Prohibition on Firearm Silencers

Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 11-0931 of the environmental conservation law, the opening paragraph and subparagraph 1 of paragraph c as amended by chapter 135 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read as follows:

1. No person except a law enforcement officer in the performance of his official duties shall use in hunting or possess in the fields or forests or on the waters of the state for any purpose:

a. DELETE [the apparatus known as a silencer;]