ON MOTION OF MICHAEL PARK, CHAIR, LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 11 RESOLUTION NO. 316-13
Objection to the Use of Cortland County’s Seal or Logos on State Website Associated with Pistol Permit Recertification And/Or the Ny Safe Act of 2013 Sheriff’s Office
WHEREAS, the State of New York has passed a gun control law referred to as the SAFE Act, and;
WHEREAS, this act clearly indicates that the enforcement of this law is the responsibility of New York State; and
WHEREAS, in discussions the state has indicated an interest in using the Cortland County Seal and the names of the offices of the Cortland County Sheriff and Cortland County Clerk in pistol permit recertification notices; and
WHEREAS, the County Sheriff and the County Clerk have voiced their strong objections to this request and suggestion
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Cortland County Legislature denies the State of New York permission to use its name, Seal of the County, letterhead or address for purposed of correspondence with legal and registered gun owners regarding permit recertification or for any other purpose associated with the SAFE Act; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of this resolution be sent to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senator James L. Seward, Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton, Assemblyman Brian Kolb, Assemblman Gary Finch, the Superintendent of State Police, and the legislature of every County in the State of New York.