|RESOLUTION NO. 50 of 2014DATED: February 25, 2014|
RESOLUTION OPPOSING THE USE OF THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY SEAL AND NAME IN ANY STATE MATERIAL ASSOCIATED WITH PISTOL PERMIT RECERTIFICATION OR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE “SAFE ACT” OF 2013
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 Montgomery County Seal and the names of the offices of the Montgomery County Sheriff and Montgomery County Clerk in pistol permit recertification notices,
RESOLVED, that the Montgomery 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,
FURTHER RESOLVED, that certified copies of this resolution shall be forwarded to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, the Superintendent of the State Police, and the legislature of every County in the State of New York.
RESOLUTION VOTE, passed with Aye(7). Legislator Duchessi voted Nay. Legislator Dimond was absent. (2/25/2014)