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HB 451 - Repeals License Requirement to Carry a Firearm - Key Vote

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Timothy Comerford voted Nay (Inexpedient to Legislate Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - "Inexpedient to Legislate" Vote Passed (House) (226-144) - (Key vote)

Title: Repeals License Requirement to Carry a Firearm

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to declare a bill inexpedient to legislate that authorizes an individual to carry or transport a loaded firearm without a license.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that the availability of a license to carry a loaded pistol or revolver does not prohibit the unlicensed transport or carry of a loaded or unloaded firearm in a vehicle or by an individual if the individual is not prohibited by law from possessing a firearm (Sec. 1).
  • Increases the length of time a license to carry a firearm is valid from 4 to 5 years (Sec. 1).
  • Reduces the nonresident fee for a license to carry a firearm from $100 to $20 (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes an unlicensed individual who is not in the business of selling firearms to sell a firearm to an individual with a license to carry a firearm, a resident of the state who is authorized to own firearms, or an individual personally known to him or her (Sec. 3).
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NOTE: THIS IS AN "INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE" VOTE AND IS A VOTE TO KILL THE PIECE OF LEGISLATION. IF THE VOTE SUCCEEDS, THE LEGISLATION DIES. IF THE VOTE FAILS, THE LEGISLATION IS STILL UP FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE CHAMBER.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Repeals License Requirement to Carry a Firearm

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