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New York State Senate Called Back for Special Session!

Friday, July 31, 2009

Please Contact Your State Senator!


At the urging of Senate Democratic leadership, the New York State Senate will return to Albany for a one-day session on Thursday, August 6.

 

While Senators are expected to take up the controversial issue of control over the New York City schools, there is the potential for other pending legislation to be acted upon as long as they are in session.

 

Contact your State Senator and ask him or her to oppose the following list of anti-gun bills should any come up for consideration while the Senators are in Albany.

 

Senate Bill 4397A and Senate Bill 6005, both micro-stamping bills, would ban the sale of all semi-automatic handguns not equipped with micro-stamping technology. 

 

Senate Bill 4753 would prohibit the possession of concealed firearms in any park or recreational area.

 

Senate Bill 1598 would require five-year renewals on pistol licenses. 

 

Senate Bill 1715 would impose new restrictions on licensed dealers and require retailers to obtain liability insurance against the possibility of a crime being committed with a firearm any time after it is legally sold.

 

Senate Bill 5228 would outlaw handguns ”capable” of being fired by anyone five years of age or younger, this legislation would outlaw virtually all handguns in New York.

 

Senate Bill 2379 would ban frangible ammunition.

 

Senate Bill 5489 would institute a training requirement for issuance of a pistol license.

 

Senate Bill 4752 would outlaw .50 caliber firearms.

 

Senate Bill 3098 would require the mandatory storage of firearms.

 

Contact information for your State Senator can be found by clicking here.

 
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