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New York A 1697 - Written Warnings

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New York A 1697

Requires that no applications, or the literature given therewith, shall be approved, distributed or used in any capacity if they contain an explicit written warning regarding ownership or use of a firearm.

by Steve Hawley (R) with Ken Blankenbush (R), David DiPietro (R), Chris Friend (R), Peter Lawrence (R), Angelo Morinello (R), John Salka (R), Robert Smullen (R)


LEAP Forward Position: Oppose

Explanation: Pending

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1 Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 400.00 of the
2 penal law, as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, is amended to
3 read as follows:
4 (a) Applications shall be made and renewed, in the case of a license
5 to carry or possess a pistol or revolver, to the licensing officer in
6 the city or county, as the case may be, where the applicant resides, is
7 principally employed or has his or her principal place of business as
8 merchant or storekeeper; and, in the case of a license as gunsmith or
9 dealer in firearms, to the licensing officer where such place of busi-
10 ness is located. Blank applications shall, except in the city of New
11 York, be approved as to form by the superintendent of state police. No
12 applications, or the literature given therewith, shall be approved,
13 distributed or used in any capacity which contain an explicit written
14 warning regarding ownership or use of a firearm.