What are the main provisions of the New York Safe Act of 2013?

Cuomo signed the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013 (“SAFE Act”) that bans assault weapons, restricts magazines and makes several other amendments to New York State law in relation to guns.

Why was the NY Safe Act passed?

The law was passed by the New York State Legislature and was signed into law by Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo in January 2013. The legislation was written in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, and the Webster, New York, shooting.

When did NYS SAFE Act start?

The New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013, also commonly known as the “NYS SAFE Act,” was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo on January 15th, 2013. The legislation has resulted in some important changes to the regulation of firearms in New York State.

Who is exempt from the Safe Act?

The SAFE Act regulation provides an exception to the MLO registration requirements for any employee of a covered financial institution who has never been registered or licensed through the Registry as an MLO if during the past 12 months the employee acted as an MLO for five or fewer residential mortgage loans.

Can you carry a gun in your car in New York?

Private Vehicle: You can conceal carry in your private car, but you must be with your New York CCW permit at all times. Even though it is illegal to possess a loaded gun in your vehicle without the New York Pistol License, you are allowed to transport your firearm through the state of New York.

Can you keep a gun in your house in New York?

New York law prohibits the possession of a “loaded” handgun (or any loaded firearm) outside of a person’s home or place of business without a carry license. NY Penal Law § 265.03(3). NY Penal Law § 265.00(15). Possession of a loaded rifle or shotgun in a vehicle is generally illegal.

What happens if the police find a gun in your car?

An officer cannot search your vehicle without probable cause. However, simply failing to reveal that you have a gun could result in serious charges if the officer finds another reason to search your car and later discovers it, even if you committed no other offense.

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