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Wayne County refuses to allow use of County Seal in unSAFE Act Enforcement

22-Nov-2013

 

 

On Tuesday Nov 19 the Wayne County Board of Supervisors passed the following resolution,  supported by Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts and County Clerk Mike Jankowski.

 

Also the NYS Association of County Clerks unanimously passed the same resolution of the western region clerks.

 

Resolution denying the State of New York permission to use the Wayne County Seal and name in enforcement of the the so-called SAFE Act:

 

Whereas the State of New York has passed a gun control law referred to as the SAFE act, and...

 

Whereas this act clearly indicates that then enforcement of this law is the responsibility of New York State, and...

 

Whereas, in recent discussions the State has indicated an interest in using the Seal of Wayne County and the names of the offices of the Wayne County Sheriff and Wayne County Clerk in pistol permit recertification notices, and...

 

Whereas the County Sheriff and Clerk have voiced their strong objection to this request and suggestion, Therefore be it...

 

Resolved: That the Wayne County Board of Supervisors denies the State of New York permission to use the Name, seal of the County, letter head or address for purposes of correspondence with legal and registered gun owners regarding permit recertification or for any other purpose associated with the SAFE Act, and be it further...

 

Resolved: That copies of this resolution should be transmitted to the office of the Governor of New York State, the Superintendent of State Police, NYS Senator Mike Nozzolio, Assemblyman Bob Oaks and the legislature of every County in the State of New York.