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New York - Assembly To Consider Several Anti-Gun Bills

Friday, May 16, 2003

The Assembly Codes Committee has sent a number of bills that would impact law-abiding gun owners, hunters, and sportsmen to the full Assembly for consideration. They include A 3311, which would prohibit the sale of any pistol or revolver not containing a "child proofing" device; A 7039 (same as S 4453) which bans the sale, use, and possession of .50-caliber firearms; and A 8285, which would prohibit the purchase of more than one pistol or revolver in a 30-day period. Two bills being pushed by New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) are A 8542, which would expand the current ballistic "identification" program to include rifles and shotguns and A 8456, which would place many new onerous restrictions and requirements on firearm dealers. A 8542 was just introduced on May 14 and referred to the Codes Committee. A 8456 was referred by the Codes Committee to the Assembly Ways and Means Committee. Please contact your Assembly member and urge him to OPPOSE the proposals listed above.

Also, the Senate Codes Committee has sent S 1111 (same as A 2397), which would establish the presumption that handgun license applicants have "proper cause" for issuance, and S 1244 (same as A 2730), which would limit a licensing officer`s discretion in imposing additional restrictions on a licensee not otherwise provided for in law, to the full Senate for consideration. Please contact your State Senator and encourage his SUPPORT for these critical reform measures. To locate contact information for your lawmakers please use our "Write Your Representative" feature.

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