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Key Votes

HB 68 - Authorizing Concealed Handguns in Places of Worship - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

Kevin Pearson voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Stage Details

Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (74-18) -


Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (45-39) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizing Concealed Handguns in Places of Worship

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes religious organizations to allow concealed handguns to be carried in places of worship pursuant to a valid concealed handgun permit.

-Authorizes the entity who owns or has authority over a church, synagogue, mosque, or other similar place of worship to allow any person issued a valid concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed handgun in the place of worship (Sec. 1). -Specifies that any church, synagogue, mosque or other similar place of worship shall not be prohibited from employing armed security guards who are either certified law enforcement officers or who are authorized to carry concealed handguns (Sec. 1). -Requires the pastor, priest, minister or other authority of the church to inform the congregation if the carrying of concealed handguns is allowed in their place of worship (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizing Concealed Handguns in Places of Worship


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