State police launch website to help to inform public of new gun regulations
Saturday, January 19, 2013 - 4:37 pm

In an effort to help the public, a website and hotline have been established to answer all questions about the New York SAFE Act.

The Governor’s Office has established

On the website, gun owners and licensed dealers will find a list of frequently asked questions that have been compiled and answered by experts on this new law.

There is also a section on what is and is not considered an assault weapon. This includes photos of weapons, banned features, a list of some of the banned weapons, and those firearms that are NOT considered assault weapons.

The New York State Police have established a hotline 1-855-LAW-GUNS.

The hotline will be available starting Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

The hotline will run for normal business hours Monday through Friday and will be staffed by State Police members.