Hochul signs new gun rules into law, takes effect September 1st

Late Friday night, Governor Kathy Hochul signed the new gun rules into law.
Late Friday night, Governor Kathy Hochul signed the new gun rules into law.(WWNY)
Published: Jul. 1, 2022 at 11:02 PM EDT
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WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Late Friday night, Governor Kathy Hochul signed the new gun rules into law.

The law restricts carrying a concealed weapon in “sensitive locations”. That includes places like airports, schools, churches, public demonstrations, government buildings, etc.

You cannot take a concealed gun on private property.

The law will also require more training, gives the state oversight on background checks, and creates a statewide license and ammo database.

You can find a full description of the new law on the governor’s website.

The law takes effect September 1st, 2022.

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