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SB 142 - Authorizes Handguns in Parking Areas - Key Vote

Tennessee Key Votes

Ron Ramsey voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Handguns in Parking Areas

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (72-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Handguns in Parking Areas

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes handguns to be stored in privately owned vehicles in public and private parking areas, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes individuals with handgun carry permits to transport and store firearms or ammunition in their privately owned vehicles in any public or private parking area where the vehicle is permitted to be, unless expressly prohibited by law (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill apply to individuals with handgun permits that are recognized by the state of Tennessee (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the firearm to be hidden from ordinary observation if the permit holder is in the motor vehicle (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the firearm to be hidden from ordinary observation and locked within trunk, glove box, or interior of the motor vehicle if the permit holder is not in the vehicle (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits business owners and employers from being held liable for firearm injuries, damages or theft that occur on the property as a result of the provisions of this bill, except if the business owner or employer commits the offense (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Handguns in Parking Areas

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes handguns to be stored in privately owned vehicles in public and private parking areas, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes individuals with handgun carry permits to transport and store firearms or ammunition in their privately owned vehicles in any public or private parking area where the vehicle is permitted to be, unless expressly prohibited by law (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill apply to individuals with handgun permits that are recognized by the state of Tennessee (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the firearm to be hidden from ordinary observation if the permit holder is in the motor vehicle (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the firearm to be hidden from ordinary observation and locked within trunk, glove box, or interior of the motor vehicle if the permit holder is not in the vehicle (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits business owners and employers from being held liable for firearm injuries, damages or theft that occur on the property as a result of the provisions of this bill, except if the business owner or employer commits the offense (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Handguns in Parking Areas

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