Joe? Put the right date in at least.
March (3), 2011
PoliticsNY.Net: REGISTERING FIREARMS
A step in the right direction. The fees should be much - much higher like $1,000 & $500 to start.
NYS SENATE S2994: The purpose of this bill is to provide for the registration ($15.00) of firearms by the owner thereof at the county clerks office of thecounty where the owner resides, except in New York City.
This bill incorporates a new section into the New York State Penal Law. �400.02 will state that any person who owns a firearm in New York State needs to register that firearm every year. Along with the annual registration of firearms, there will be other requirements that firearms owners will have to meet in order to legally possess firearms in New York State.
The registration of firearms will be done by mail or if you are residing within a city it may be done at a precinct. This registration should include the description of the firearm, meaning any serial numbers on the firearm, owner's name, address and phonenumber. The location of where the firearm will be located when it is not in use should also be incorporated into this registration.
Also note that a ten dollar fee would be charged for the registration of a firearm. Photo identification will be given to the register owner after he/she has registered their firearm. In this photo identification the description of the firearm will be included. Related story