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Board: NY can’t use Ontario County seal on SAFE Act material

The Ontario County Board of Supervisors acted unanimously Thursday night – after the single spirited discussion of the evening – to preclude New York State from using the Ontario County seal on any correspondence involving New York’s newest gun-control legislation, the SAFE Act.

“In recent discussions, the state has indicated an interest in using the Seal of Ontario County and the names of the offices of the Ontario County Sheriff and Ontario County Clerk in pistol permit recertification notices,” the resolution notes, adding that the sheriff and county clerk “have voiced their strong objection to this request and suggestion.”

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Ontario County Board of Supervisors passes resolution calling for repeal of SAFE Act

The Ontario County Board of Supervisors approved at its meeting tonight a resolution calling for the repeal of New York’s recently-adopted gun control law, the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) Act of 2013.

The resolution passed by a weighted vote of 3792 to 704. Voting against the resolution were city of Geneva Supervisors Dominick Vedora, Charles Evangelista and Donald Ninestine and town of Geneva Supervisor Mary Luckern.

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Ontario County Passes Resolution

On Thursday, March 7th, Ontario County passed a resolution asking for the NY SAFE Act to be repealed. The resolution, introduced by Town of Seneca Supervisor John Sheppard, passed with majority support. Four were opposed.

Supervisor Sheppard is even willing to take legal action against the state if the Governor doesn’t listen to the counties call for repeal.

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Attention Ontario County

Ontario County Board Meeting this Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 6:30 pm. Please note change of location: Ontario County Safety Training Facility-2914 County Road 48-Canandaigua, NY. They are anticipating increased public attendance.

Listed under Unfinished Business:

Call up Resolution No. 58-2013 entitled “Resolution Opposing Procedure for Adoption of the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013, As Amended”, which was laid over at the last meeting.

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Ontario County To Vote On Official Opposition To NYS Gun Law

On Tuesday night, Ontario County leaders took their first step to express their opposition over New York’s new gun law.

The county’s Government Operations and Improved Methods Committee met to vote on an official resolution to bring to the Board of Supervisors on February 14.

About two dozen county residents were also there to express their discontent over the state’s gun control law and to see what course the county would take.

In the end, the committee approved a resolution drafted by the Inter-County Association of Western New York and the Inter-County Legislative Committee of the Adirondacks.

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Ontario County considering resolution opposing NY SAFE act

At its Feb. 5 meeting, the Ontario County Government Operations and Improved Methods Committee will consider a resolution written by Seneca Supervisor John Sheppard that opposes the enactment of the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013 and calls upon the New York State Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to rescind the legislation. Enacted last month, the law governs ownership of assault-style, semi-automatic weapons and high-capacity magazines and requires background checks for ammunition purchases, among other provisions.

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