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S02488 Summary:

BILL NO    S02488B

SAME AS    SAME AS A09388

SPONSOR    GRIFFO

COSPNSR    RANZENHOFER, BONACIC, DEFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN, JOHNSON, LANZA, LARKIN,
           LIBOUS, LITTLE, NOZZOLIO, RITCHIE, YOUNG, ZELDIN

MLTSPNSR   

Amd S400.00, Pen L

Relates to pistol permit privacy and makes all personal information regarding
pistol or revolver licensees confidential except to law enforcement agencies
and to individuals requesting information about a named individual.
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S02488 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                        2488--B
           Cal. No. 266

                              2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                                   I N  S E N A T E

                                   January 24, 2011
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO, RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO, JOHNSON, LANZA,
         LARKIN, LIBOUS, LITTLE, NOZZOLIO, RITCHIE, YOUNG, ZELDIN -- read twice
         and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
         on Codes -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered  to  first
         and  second  report,  ordered  to a third reading, amended and ordered
         reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading --  again
         amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
         third reading

       AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to pistol permit privacy

         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section  400.00  of the penal law, as
    2  amended by chapter 332 of the laws  of  1994,  is  amended  to  read  as
    3  follows:
    4    5.  Filing  of  approved  applications.  (A)  The  application for any
    5  license, if granted, shall be filed by the licensing  officer  with  the
    6  clerk  of  the  county  of issuance, except that in the city of New York
    7  and, in the counties of Nassau and Suffolk, the licensing officer  shall
    8  designate  the  place  of  filing in the appropriate division, bureau or
    9  unit of the police department thereof, and in the county of Suffolk  the
   10  county  clerk  is  hereby authorized to transfer all records or applica-
   11  tions relating to firearms to the licensing authority  of  that  county.
   12  The  name  and  address  of  any  person  to whom an application for any
   13  license has been granted shall be [a  public  record]  CONFIDENTIAL  AND
   14  SHALL NOT BE MADE AVAILABLE EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS
   15  SUBDIVISION.    Upon application by a licensee who has changed his place
   16  of residence such records or applications shall be  transferred  to  the
   17  appropriate  officer  at the licensee's new place of residence. A dupli-
   18  cate copy of such application shall be filed by the licensing officer in
   19  the executive department, division of state police, Albany,  within  ten
   20  days after issuance of the license. Nothing in this subdivision shall be

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD05965-04-1
       S. 2488--B                          2

    1  construed  to  change  the  expiration  date or term of such licenses if
    2  otherwise provided for in law.
    3    (B)  THE  DIVISION OF STATE POLICE SHALL MAINTAIN AN AUTOMATED LISTING
    4  OF EVERY LICENSE HOLDER ISSUED A LICENSE FOR A PISTOL OR REVOLVER PURSU-
    5  ANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH LISTING SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE, UPON REQUEST,
    6  PROVIDED, THAT:
    7    (I) ONLY REQUESTS RELATING TO A NAMED LICENSEE  SHALL  BE  HONORED  OR
    8  MADE AVAILABLE ONLINE; AND
    9    (II)  A REQUEST FOR THE ENTIRE LIST OF LICENSEES, OR FOR ALL LICENSEES
   10  IN A GEOGRAPHIC AREA, SHALL BE DENIED, EXCEPT  TO  ANY  LAW  ENFORCEMENT
   11  AGENCY  OR  ANY  ENTITY ACTING ON BEHALF OF OR PROVIDING SERVICES TO ANY
   12  LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
   13    FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "LAW ENFORCEMENT  AGEN-
   14  CY"  SHALL  MEAN THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE, ANY NEW YORK STATE COUNTY
   15  SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT, ANY POLICE DEPARTMENT OF ANY CITY, VILLAGE OR TOWN
   16  WITHIN NEW YORK STATE, THE POLICE FORCE OF ANY NEW YORK STATE  AUTHORITY
   17  OR  AGENCY,  THE  STATE POLICE FORCE OF ANY OTHER STATE, ANY FEDERAL LAW
   18  ENFORCEMENT AGENCY AND ANY DISTRICT ATTORNEY OFFICE IN NEW YORK STATE.
   19    S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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