New York Assembly Passes Amendment to Allow Courts to Seize Your Guns

New York Assembly Passes Amendment to Allow Courts to Seize Your Guns
This is especially disturbing in light of what happened to David Pyles, a legal gun owner who had his guns seized under these very circumstances in Oregon. – AmmoLand.com

New York State Rifle and Pistol Association
New York State Rifle and Pistol Association

Albany, NY –-(AmmoLand.com)- A-7733A, Authorizes courts to revoke firearms license and seize the weapons of certain individuals, just passed the Assembly. Senate companion is S-5456.

From the Bill:

“to amend the penal law, the criminal procedure law, and the mental hygiene law, in relation to authorizing court to revoke the firearms license and seize weapons of certain individuals”

“Firearm, rifle or shotgun surrender order.  Upon entry of a verdict of not responsible by reason of mental disease or defect, or upon the acceptance of a plea of not responsible by reason of mental disease or defect, the court shall revoke the defendant’s firearm license,”

“Issuance of court order authorizing involuntary care and treatment under this article.  In issuing any order or determination under this article that a person is in need of involuntary care and treatment or that there is a need for retention of such person, the court shall revoke such person’s firearm license, if any, inquire of the person as to the existence and location of any firearm, rifle or shotgun owned or possessed by such person and 2 direct the surrender of such firearm, rifle or shotgun…”

http://www.assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?bn=a7733

Jacob J. Rieper
Vice President of Legislative & Political Affairs
New York State Rifle & Pistol Association

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The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association is the state’s largest and oldest firearms advocacy organization. Since 1871, our organization has been dedicated to the preservation of Second Amendment rights, firearm safety, education and training, and the shooting sports. Our membership consists of individuals and clubs throughout the state. We are a not-for-profit 501(c)4 organization and the official NRA-affiliated State Association in New York. Visit:  www.nysrpa.org

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Eric
Eric
5 years ago

Socialist Republic of New York, Dictator Cuomo oppressing the masses.

Eric
Eric
6 years ago

“Revoke firearms license” Oh we must live in some Socialist oppressed third world place , Since why does one need a license for a right of the people to bear arms , written in the Constitution of the United States.