AUDIO: Cuomo Announces Plans To Modify Gun Control Legislation To EXEMPT Film IndustrySubmitted by emalvini on Thu, 02/28/2013 - 13:37
AUDIO: Cuomo Announces Plans To Modify Gun Control Legislation To EXEMPT Film Industry
To Also Fix Error In Legislation Featuring Cops And High-Capacity Magazines
February 27, 2013 10:01 PM
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Just a month after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the strictest gun control law in the country, state officials plan to make some exemptions.
The law toughened restrictions on military-style rifles and high-capacity semiautomatic handguns, but those restrictions will be changed so those types of weapons can be used on the sets of television shows and movies being shot in New York.
“We spend a lot of money in the state bringing movie production here, post production here. So obviously we would want to facilitate that,” Cuomo said.