Bill Text: NY A05314 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Authorizes the carrying of service-issued firearms by military personnel at recruiting centers while on duty.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 14-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-02-25 - held for consideration in governmental operations [A05314 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05314-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 8, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. DiPIETRO, MONTESANO, McDONOUGH, LALOR, HAWLEY,
          CROUCH, GIGLIO, PALMESANO, FINCH -- Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.  of  A.
          COOK  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Oper-
        AN ACT to amend the military law, in relation to authorizing the  carry-
          ing of firearms by military personnel at recruiting centers
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The military law is amended by adding a new section  53  to
     2  read as follows:
     3    §  53. Carrying of firearms at recruiting centers. Notwithstanding any
     4  other provision of law, rule or regulation to the contrary, the adjutant
     5  general shall authorize members of any force of  the  organized  militia
     6  assigned  to  duty  at  recruiting centers located in the state to carry
     7  service-issue firearms while on duty at a recruiting center.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.