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NY Penal Code 265

http://ypdcrime.com/penal.law/article265.htm

Click on the above link to view the NYS Penal code Article 265 “Firearms and other dangerous weapons”.

Scroll down a little more than halfway to find section S 265.20 Exemptions.

Youth Shooters age 12 to 15 want to shoot rifle or shotgun at our range? Yes you can, if supervised by parent or guardian: find 265.20 exemption 7.

7. Possession, at an indoor or outdoor shooting range for the  purpose
of  loading  and  firing, of a rifle or shotgun, the propelling force of
which is gunpowder by a person under sixteen years of age but not  under
  twelve, under the immediate supervision, guidance and instruction of (a)
a  duly commissioned officer of the United States army, navy, air force,
marine corps or coast guard, or of the national guard of  the  state  of
New York; or (b) a duly qualified adult citizen of the United States who
has  been  granted a certificate as an instructor in small arms practice
issued by the United States army, navy, air force or marine corps, or by
the adjutant general of this state, or by the national rifle association
of America, a not-for-profit corporation duly organized under  the  laws
of  this  state;  or (c) a parent, guardian, or a person over the age of
  eighteen designated in writing by such parent or guardian who shall have
a certificate of qualification in responsible hunting, including safety,
ethics, and landowner relations-hunter relations, issued or  honored  by
the  department  of  environmental  conservation; or (d) an agent of the
department of environmental conservation appointed to conduct courses in
responsible  hunting  practices  pursuant  to  article  eleven  of   the
environmental conservation law.

Two adults, each licensed with pistol permit, want to shoot each others pistols at our range? Yes you can, when supervised by each other: Find 265.20 exemption 7a.

7-a.  Possession and use, at an indoor or outdoor pistol range located
in or on premises owned or occupied by a duly incorporated  organization
organized  for  conservation  purposes or to foster proficiency in small
arms or at a target pistol shooting competition under the auspices of or
approved  by  the  national rifle association for the purpose of loading
and firing the same, by a person duly licensed to possess  a  pistol  or
  revolver  pursuant  to  section  400.00  or  400.01 of this chapter of a
  pistol or revolver duly so licensed to another person who is present  at
  the time.

Two Chenango County resident adults, person A is licensed with pistol permit, person B has applied for a pistol permit and waiting for the approval process. Person B wants to shoot person A’s pistols? I am researching this further to better understand what “pre-licensing possession” means. Stay tuned. Find 265.20 exemption 7b. Here is a link to NY Penal code Article 400: http://ypdcrime.com/penal.law/article400.htm?zoom_highlight=400

7-b.  Possession and use, at an indoor or outdoor pistol range located
in or on premises owned or occupied by a duly incorporated  organization
organized  for  conservation  purposes or to foster proficiency in small
arms or at a target pistol shooting competition under the auspices of or
approved by the national rifle association for the  purpose  of  loading
and  firing  the  same,  by  a  person  who has applied for a license to
  possess a pistol or revolver and pre-license possession of same pursuant
to section 400.00 or 400.01 of this chapter, who has not been previously
denied a license, been previously  convicted  of  a  felony  or  serious
offense, and who does not appear to be, or pose a threat to be, a danger
to  himself  or  to others, and who has been approved for possession and
use herein in accordance with section 400.00 or 400.01 of this  chapter;
provided  however, that such possession shall be of a pistol or revolver
  duly licensed to and shall be used under the supervision,  guidance  and
  instruction   of,   a  person  specified  in  paragraph  seven  of  this
subdivision and provided further that such possession and use be  within
the  jurisdiction of the licensing officer with whom the person has made
application therefor or within the jurisdiction of the superintendent of
state police in the case of a retired sworn member of  the  division  of
state  police  who has made an application pursuant to section 400.01 of
this chapter.

Youth Shooters age 14 to 20 want to shoot pistol at our range? Yes you can, if supervised by licensed parent, guardian or instructor: find 265.20 exemption 7e.

7-e. Possession and use of a pistol  or  revolver,  at  an  indoor  or
outdoor  pistol  range  located in or on premises owned or occupied by a
duly incorporated organization organized for conservation purposes or to
foster proficiency  in  small  arms  or  at  a  target  pistol  shooting
competition  under  the  auspices  of  or  approved by an association or
organization described in paragraph 7-a  of  this  subdivision  for  the
purpose  of  loading  and  firing the same by a person at least fourteen
  years of age but under the age of twenty-one who has not been previously
convicted of a felony or serious offense, and who does not appear to be,
or pose a threat to be, a danger  to  himself  or  to  others;  provided
however,  that  such  possession  shall  be of a pistol or revolver duly
  licensed to and shall be used under the immediate supervision,  guidance
  and  instruction  of,  a  person  specified  in  paragraph seven of this
  subdivision.