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HB 1243 - Authorizes University Staff to Carry a Concealed Handgun - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes University Staff to Carry a Concealed Handgun

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (31-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes University Staff to Carry a Concealed Handgun

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass bill that authorizes staff and faculty members to carry a concealed handgun in institutions of higher education.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a staff member to carry a concealed handgun in the buildings and on the grounds of the public university, college or community college at which the staff member is employed (Sec. 5).
  • Defines “staff member” as an individual who is not enrolled as a full-time student and is employed by the university, college, or community college as a full-time employee or as a faculty member with a 9 or 12 month appointment (Sec. 5).
  • Authorizes the governing board of a public university, college, or community college to adopt policies that prohibit the carrying of a concealed handgun on campus by staff members (Sec. 5).
  • Authorizes the governing board of the public university, college, or community college to adopt different policies regarding the carrying of a concealed handgun for different campuses, areas of a campus, or individual buildings (Sec. 5).
  • Requires a policy which prohibits the carrying of concealed handguns on public university, college, or community college campuses to be readopted annually (Sec. 5).
  • Authorizes a staff member to carry a concealed handgun in the buildings and on the grounds of the private university or college at which the staff member is employed (Sec. 5).
  • Authorizes the private university or college to adopt policies that prohibit the carrying of a concealed handgun on campus by staff members (Sec. 5).
  • Prohibits the storage of a handgun in a university or college-sponsored dormitory or residence hall (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (70-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes University Staff to Carry a Concealed Handgun

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass bill that authorizes staff and faculty members to carry a concealed handgun in institutions of higher education.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes a staff member to carry a concealed handgun in the buildings and on the grounds of the public university, college or community college at which the staff member is employed (Sec. 5).
  • Defines “staff member” as an individual who is not enrolled as a full-time student and is employed by the university, college, or community college as a full-time employee or as a faculty member with a 9 or 12 month appointment (Sec. 5).
  • Authorizes the governing board of a public university, college, or community college to adopt policies that prohibit the carrying of a concealed handgun on campus by staff members (Sec. 5).
  • Authorizes the governing board of the public university, college, or community college to adopt different policies regarding the carrying of a concealed handgun for different campuses, areas of a campus, or individual buildings (Sec. 5).
  • Requires a policy which prohibits the carrying of concealed handguns on public university, college, or community college campuses to be readopted annually (Sec. 5).
  • Authorizes a staff member to carry a concealed handgun in the buildings and on the grounds of the private university or college at which the staff member is employed (Sec. 5).
  • Authorizes the private university or college to adopt policies that prohibit the carrying of a concealed handgun on campus by staff members (Sec. 5).
  • Prohibits the storage of a handgun in a university or college-sponsored dormitory or residence hall (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes University Staff to Carry a Concealed Handgun

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