The Long and Twisted Road…

The long and twisted road to “recertification” according to the
NY S.A.F.E. Act of 2013

History:

The evening of January 14th, 2013: The Governor gave a five minute presentation on the “NY S.A.F.E. Act” explaining that the bill
would be printed and circulated. He would also call for vote under a ‘Message of Necessity’ thereby suspending the three-day ‘desk
rule’ called for by legislative rules.
Early morning hours of Tuesday, January 15th: The bill passed through committee, passed in the Senate and one hour after passage
in the Assembly, the Governor signed the bill into law.

Recertification: the journey begins….

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In The Crosshairs: A02260

BILL NUMBER: A2260
 
SPONSOR: Ortiz
 
TITLE OF BILL:  An act to amend the insurance law, in relation to
requiring owners of firearms to obtain liability insurance
 
 
PURPOSE:
 
To amend the insurance law, to require firearm owners, prior to such
ownership, to obtain and continuously maintain a policy of liability
insurance to cover any damages resulting from the use of such firearm.

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In The Crosshairs: A06140

BILL NUMBER: A6140
 
SPONSOR: Butler (MS)
 
TITLE OF BILL:  An act to amend the criminal procedure law, the family
court act, the domestic relations law, the general business law, the
judiciary law, the mental hygiene law, the penal law and the surrogate's
court procedure act, in relation to limiting the application of certain
provisions of law relating to firearms to the counties of Kings, Queens,
Richmond, New York and Bronx; and to repeal section 400.02 of the penal
law relating to the statewide license and record database
 
 
PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:

This bill seeks to reestablish the rights of law abiding citizens' in
rural and suburban areas of the state by limiting the application of the
SAFE Act to Kings, Queens, Richmond, New York, and the Bronx

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