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SB 864 - Reduces Required Hours for Concealed Handgun License Training - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Reduces Required Hours for Concealed Handgun License Training

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (29-1) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (116-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduces Required Hours for Concealed Handgun License Training

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces the number of classroom instruction hours required for concealed handgun license training, effective September 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Reduces the number of classroom instruction hours required to obtain or renew a concealed handgun license to no less than 4 hours and no more than 6 hours, whereas existing law required no less than 10 hours and no more than 15 hours of classroom instruction (Sec. 2).
  • Representative Alvarado is not listed on our vote breakdown because his vote did not accurately reflect his intentions; he initially voted "Nay" but changed his vote to "Yea" after the roll call.
  • Representative Cortez is not listed on our vote breakdown because his vote failed to register; he would have voted “Nay”.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-1) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Reduces Required Hours for Concealed Handgun License Training

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