Albany Co. public hearing on gun bills

The Albany Co. Legislature’s Law Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday September 28 @ 6:30pm at the Harold L. Joyce Albany County Office Building on proposed Local Law J, mandatory firearms storage, proposed Local Law K, banning weapons from county facilities, and proposed Local Law M, posting notices about the danger of “illegal firearms.”

Albany Co. gun control items on the agenda

The Albany Co. Legislature will meet today at 6:30pm. On the calendar are proposed Local Law J, mandatory firearms storage, proposed Local Law K, banning deadly weapons from county properties, and proposed Local Law M, requiring distribution of “Illegal Firearm Awareness Notices.”

View the livestream at off their website.

Albany Co. proposed Stop Illegal Guns Now (SIGN) Law

Albany Co. Legislature Republican Conference Leader Frank Mauriello introduced proposed Local Law M, the “Stop Illegal Guns Now (SIGN) Law” which would require that at every notice-required home visit county personnel shall distribute a notice about the danger of “illegal” guns and how to dispose of them.

Here is a copy of the bill.

Albany Co. proposed mandatory storage law

The Albany County Legislature will discuss proposed Local Law J, mandatory firearms storage, at the next scheduled meeting on September 12 @ 6:30pm.

Here is a copy of the bill.


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Albany Co. legislators introduce gun warning sign law

More garbage legislation on firearms dealers posting warning signs, this time in Albany County.

Here is the presser, “Albany County Legislature acts to address gun violence with local law requiring firearm retailers to display warning labels“.

Here is a copy of Proposed Local Law F of 2022.

Albany Co. legislature calls to reinstate federal AWB

WRGB reports:

“Members of the Albany County Legislature continue to prioritize ending gun violence while also calling on the federal government to do the same. On Tuesday, the Legislature issued a proclamation calling for members of the federal government to reinstate an Assault Weapons Ban, similar to the one that was enacted in 1994 but never reinstated when it expired …”

Here is a copy of the proclamation:

Albany storage law

With little warning, the Albany Common Council pushed a mandatory gun storage law through yesterday.

One of its proponents is being smug about it too: