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HB 1272 - Authorizing Handguns in of Places of Worship - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

Conrad Appel voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

Read statements Conrad Appel made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizing Handguns in of Places of Worship

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (65-26) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizing Handguns in of Places of Worship

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that authorizes the concealed carry of handguns in churches, synagogues, mosques, or any similar place of worship.

Highlights:
-Increases the term limit and cost of concealed carry permits from 4 years to 5 years and to 25 dollars per year (Sec. 1). -Authorizes a permittee to carry a concealed handgun into churches, synagogues, mosques, or any similar place of worship as long as the owner or administrator of the location has authorized them to do so (Sec. 1). -Authorizes churches, synagogues, and mosques to employ armed security forces who are either law enforcement officers or who are authorized to carry concealed handguns (Sec. 1). -Requires the administration who allows the carrying of concealed handguns to inform their congregation of their policy (Sec. 1). -Prohibits concealed carry of handguns in churches, synagogues, and mosques that are located on the property of a school (Sec. 1). -Requires churches, synagogues, and mosques authorizing the carry of concealed handguns to require an additional 8 hours of tactical training annually to those members who wish to carry a concealed handgun into said location (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (22-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizing Handguns in of Places of Worship

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the concealed carry of handguns in churches, synagogues, mosques, or any similar place of worship.

Highlights:
-Increases the term limit and cost of concealed carry permits from 4 years to 5 years and to 25 dollars per year (Sec. 1). -Authorizes a permittee to carry a concealed handgun into churches, synagogues, mosques, or any similar place of worship as long as the owner or administrator of the location has authorized them to do so (Sec. 1). -Authorizes churches, synagogues, and mosques to employ armed security forces who are either law enforcement officers or who are authorized to carry concealed handguns (Sec. 1). -Requires the administration who allows the carrying of concealed handguns to inform their congregation of their policy (Sec. 1). -Prohibits concealed carry of handguns in churches, synagogues, and mosques that are located on the property of a school (Sec. 1). -Requires churches, synagogues, and mosques authorizing the carry of concealed handguns to require an additional 8 hours of tactical training annually to those members who wish to carry a concealed handgun into said location (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (84-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizing Handguns in of Places of Worship

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Co-sponsors

  • Joe McPherson (LA - D) (Out Of Office)
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