State Police will not "take criminal enforcement action" against gun owners who unknowingly fail to re-certify their pistol permits by a January 31st deadline. According to the law, all permits issued before January 15, 2013, need to be re-certified by the end of this month.

State Police will not "take criminal enforcement action" against gun owners who unknowingly fail to re-certify their pistol permits by a January 31st deadline.

According to the law, all permits issued before January 15, 2013, need to be re-certified by the end of this month.

Now, some state lawmakers want changes to the SAFE act. Several lawmakers from both sides of the political aisle have sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo asking that a deadline to re-certify pistol permits be extended.