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HB 49 - Authorizing the Concealed or Open Possession of Firearms - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (50-21) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizing the Concealed or Open Possession of Firearms

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill prohibits local law enforcement from issuing citations for the carrying of open or concealed weapons.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits local law enforcement from issuing citations for the carrying of open or concealed firearms, unless the individual carrying the firearm is behaving in a hostile manner (Sec. 3).
  • Authorizes a law enforcement officer to question an individual in possession of an open or concealed firearm (Sec. 3).  
  • Prohibits state entities from enacting or enforcing laws that would limit the otherwise lawful possession of an open or concealed firearm (Sec. 4).

 

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Law Enforcement from Issuing Citations for Firearms

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