Contact your State Senators

Microstamping could come to the floor for a vote at any time.  All gun owners need to contact their State Senators and tell them to oppose S-6005A. You can lookup your Senator’s contact information by ZIP code at the Senate website.  A complete listing of all Albany representatives with office number, phone, fax and e-mail address can be found at the Legislative Gazette’s website...

Microstamping bill on Senate agenda

Next weeks legislative agenda: Senate Codes Committee, Tuesday June 8 S-5459, requires that the person be at least fourteen years of age, with no maximum age, for the possession and use of a pistol or revolver at a pistol range. S-6005A, requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition. Senate EnCon Committee, Tuesday June 8 S-3223, “canned hunt”, prohibits the taking of non-native big game mammals in a fenced or other area from which there is no means for such mammal to...

Governor Paterson Introduces Legislation to Enhance Gun Laws

Governor Paterson Introduces Legislation to Enhance Gun Laws – Governor David A. Paterson today announced that he is submitting legislation to enhance New York State’s firearm and drug laws by creating a new crime – Criminal Use of a Firearm in the Course of Committing a Controlled Substance or Marijuana Offense – and by allowing judges to impose enhanced sentences when persons are convicted of gun and drug offenses as part of the same criminal transaction. This legislation would address the recent spikes in gun violence that has been reported to the Governor’s EmpireStat system by the State’s 17 primary IMPACT...
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