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Village of Pleasantville, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Pleasantville 12-14-1981 by L.L. No. 5-1981 as Ch. 65, Art. IV, of the 1981 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
FIREARM
Any pistol, revolver, rifle, shotgun or bow and arrow which discharges a bullet, cartridge, shell, shot, arrow, bolt or other missile propelled by the burning or explosion of gunpowder, by high pressure from pumping or other means, by a spring which is set by a cocking operation or by application and release of tension or pressure to a bowstring attached to such weapon or instrument.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
No person shall discharge any firearm, air gun, spring gun, slingshot or other instrument or weapon within the village except in self-defense or in the discharge of official duty or during a memorial service or veteran's funeral or at an indoor rifle range operated under the supervision, guidance and instruction of a duly commissioned officer of one of the armed forces, including the National Guard and reserve forces or a duly qualified adult citizen of the United States who has been granted a certificate as an instructor of small arms practice issued by one of the Armed Forces of the United States, the Adjutant General of the State or by the National Rifle Association of America.
Except as otherwise provided in the Penal Law, each violation of any provision of this chapter shall constitute a violation pursuant to the Penal Law, punishable by a maximum fine of $500 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).