NY Safe ACT - Online Ammunition Sales
NY Safe Act - Online Ammunition Sales
Just mere days after celebrating our great nation’s independence,
Republicans have taken a huge step forward for Second Amendment supports
and making substantial changes to New York’s SAFE Act by fortifying an
obligatory “memorandum of understanding”(M.O.U). State Senator James L.
Seward has pushed for change since the 2013 when the SAFE act was
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has agreed to suspend plans for background
checks for ammunition sales in New York and allow internet sales of
ammunition, changing part of the NY Safe Act, according to state Sen.
“While I will continue to work for full repeal of the poorly crafted,
over-reaching NY-SAFE Act, this is a significant accomplishment—and
constitutes the only modifications that have been made to this law since
it was enacted two years ago over my objection”.
Seward has continually stated that the database for ammunition was
faulty and "fraught with problems since it was first conceived," and be
removing this aspect, it will prevent any future money from being
squandered. With the backing and support of Senate Majority Leader John
Flanagan and Jim Malatras, director of state operations, this can only
be considered a big win for both the State of New York and for its
The focus of these changed laid in two parts “The two provisions that
will be changed are both related to ammunition. The MOU, which was
signed by New York State Director of Operations James Malatras and
Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, puts an end to the portion of the
act that would establish a database and require those who purchase
ammunition to undergo a background check. It also ends the moratorium on
on-line purchases of ammunition”.
Below is the link for the full memo http://www.scribd.com/doc/271175351/Mou-Ny-Safe-Act-07-10-15