Nonconcurrence Vote Passed
May 24, 2013
May 9, 2013
April 30, 2013(Key vote)
Title: Authorizes Firearms in Vehicles on College Campuses
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that authorizes certain university students to transport a licensed handgun or ammunition in a locked motor vehicle on a college or university campus, effective September 1, 2013.
Prohibits any public, private, or independent institution of higher education from prohibiting a student who is enrolled at the institution and who holds a concealed handgun license from transporting or storing the firearm or ammunition for the firearm in a locked, privately owned motor vehicle on the campus of the institution (Sec. 1).
Authorizes a student to transport or store a firearm or ammunition for the firearm on a street, driveway, parking lot, or parking garage of the institute of higher education’s campus (Sec. 1).
Defines “campus” as all land and buildings owned or leased by an institution of higher education (Sec. 1).