Wayne County SCOPE Meeting
April 13, 2022 Minutes
Meeting Attendance: 20. started at 7pm with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Minutes from March 9, 2022 were read and approved.
Treasurers Report April balance = $2,958.12
Annual SCOPE Members Meeting Reminder: April 30th, Ramada Inn in Geneva, members’ meeting starts at 10 am, followed by a State Board meeting. Members are welcome to attend the SBOD meeting. Gun Raffle drawing to take place. Closing time estimated to be 4 pm.
Discussion of Bills in House/Assembly: Members are asked to visit the SCOPE website for NY State and Federal Legislation bills.
Gun Manufacturers cannot be sued for frivolous lawsuits but can be sued by individuals despite attempts by some government officials who say otherwise.
Munitions containing more than 1% lead cannot be used on State land/ NY City Watershed if bills currently in NY State Legislature pass.
Pam Helming is requesting feedback RE: Bill requiring “Tax on Ammo”: $0.02/round 22 ammo; $0.05/other.
Contact her re Senate bill 8415 by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assemblyman Brian Manktelow on possible upcoming bill re: “Stringent Record Keeping for Gun Sales”. (Will this result in long gun registration?)
Introduction of Robert Groom, Lyons NY; and John Murtari, Lyons NY as potential candidates in the newly formed 24TH Congressional District. However, neither candidate obtained the required 1250 signatures and thereby are not eligible for the June 28 GOP Primary.
The WCS Board and members voted to purchase a 60 inch TV to be used by WC SCOPE and the American Legion at a cost not to exceed $500.
We are attempting to set up a zoom meeting of a debate between Chris Jacobs and Mario Fratto for our May 11th meeting. Jacobs will be in Washington while Fratto will be at our meeting in the Marion Legion Post. All members in the newly formed 24th Congressional District will be notified via email with the required link and phone number or are welcome to attend the meeting in person. Our new TV will be used for this purpose
Chris Jacobs and Mario Fratto will be the only GOP candidates on the June 28 Primary ballot.
Republican Primary Day June 28th, 2022
Sheriff Milby reported that Road Patrol is down by 1/3, moral is good. He encouraged citizens to encourage and let the officers know how much they are appreciated.
An average of 50 gun permits are approved each month with a turn around time of about five months.
SCOPE Board Don Smith/Chairman; Dave Colburn/Vice Chairman; Cory Woodward/Secretary; Mark Coleman/Treasurer; Penny Gugino /Member At Large; Gary Tucker/Member At Large; Cheryl Eberlin/Member At Large.