Microstamping bill laid aside

S-6005A has been laid aside for now. The bill was brought to the floor.  Senators Eric Schneiderman, Dan Squadron, Craig Johnson, Eric Adams, Liz Krueger, Velmanette Montgomery, Bill Perkins, Ruben Diaz, Malcolm Smith and Suzi Oppenheimer spoke in favor of it. A slow roll call was called for. Voting began. When they were getting to the end of the alphabet, the bill was laid...

Bloomberg pushing microstamping in Albany

On Tuesday, June 15, Mayor Mike Bloomberg and members of his Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition will be holding a press conference in Albany in order to push for passage of S-6005A in the State Senate.  This mandatory microstamping bill will effectively prohibit the sale of all new pistols sold in New York State. Everyone needs to keep calling all members of the Senate.  If you’ve called once before, do it again.  Here is a complete listing of all members of the state legislature with phone, fax and...

Contact your State Senators

The microstamping bill has advanced to 3rd Reading in the Senate.  Eric Schneiderman thinks he has the votes because the Republicans cannot keep their conference together, especially Frank Padavan and Tom Morahan who is retiring. Keeping calling everybody in the...

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...
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