Suffolk plan to check psych patients' gun licenses moves forward
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Legislators on Suffolk's Public Safety Committee unanimously approved a measure Thursday directing Suffolk police to check the names and addresses of those involuntarily committed for psychiatric treatment against pistol permit registries.
The measure, proposed by Legis. Kara Hahn (D-Setauket) in response to the mass shootings in Newtown, Conn., is expected to go before the full county legislature...