The new law is actually a modification of an existing law...

by Josh K - 3/22/13 7:13 AM

In Reply to: RE: he forgot to waive the law for cops......... by JP Bill

....which does exempt the police. Some people expressed concern that the updated law didn't include a restatement of that exemption, so one was added. Nobody "forgot to waive the law for cops."

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/01/18/ny-gun-law-tweaks/1845935/

I'm starting to think that Toni and Michelle Bachmann get their "information" from the same source.