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Tompkins County SAFE Act

Written By: Jennifer Sheahen

Tompkins County Legislators have reached an official stance on the New York SAFE Act.

Tompkins County SAFE Act

April 04, 2013

Tompkins Co., NY(WENY)-Tompkins County Legislators have reached an official stance on the New York SAFE Act.

     After weeks of hearing the publicís comments and hours of debates, county leaders are urging the governor and state officials to re-examine, modify, and correct the bill as it stands now.Although the legislature supported the intent of the SAFE Act they felt that is was rushed into being passed.

     They also are recommending state officials hold public hearings and provide funding for the increased costs the bill will put on local government agencies.