May 2, 2012(Key vote)
Title: Repeals License Requirement to Carry a Firearm
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote on a motion to table a bill that authorizes an individual to carry and transport a loaded pistol or revolver without a license.
Specifies that the license to carry a firearm is optional and that firearms may be carried or transported without a license by a resident, nonresident or undocumented immigrant (Sec. 1):
In a vehicle;
Openly or concealed; and
Loaded or unloaded.
Increases the length of time a firearm license is valid from 4 to 5 years (Sec. 1).
Reduces the fee for licenses granted to nonresidents from $100 to $20 (Sec. 1).
Authorizes unlicensed individuals not in the business of selling firearms to sell a firearm to (Sec. 3):
An individual with a firearm license;
A New Hampshire resident that may lawfully own a firearm; or
An individual personally known to the unlicensed individual.
NOTE: A LEGISLATOR MAY MOVE TO TABLE ANY PENDING LEGISLATION, THUS HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION. A "YEA" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF HALTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION, AND A "NAY" VOTE IS IN SUPPORT OF FURTHER CONSIDERATION. TABLING MOTIONS ARE OFTEN USED TO KILL LEGISLATION.