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SB 51 - Guns in Parked Locked Cars - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Guns in Parked Locked Cars

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (30-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (66-35) - (Key vote)

Title: Guns in Parked Locked Cars

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows a person who lawfully possesses a firearm to transport and/or store that firearm in a locked, privately owned motor vehicle in any public parking lot, parking garage, or other designated parking area.

Highlights:
-Allows employers to adopt policies requiring that firearms stored in motor vehicles on the business's property be hidden from view or kept in a locked case (Sec. 1). -Excludes areas where firearms are prohibited under state or federal law and parking areas controlled by a public or private employer that are restricted through the use of a fence, gate, security station, signage, or other means of limiting general access, if the employer provides an alternative parking area or storage facility to accommodate firearms (Sec. 1). -Excludes vehicles owned or leased by an employer and used by an employee in the course of employment (Sec. 1). -Specifies that no property owner, tenant, public or private employer, or business entity will be held liable for any damage resulting from the storage, possession, or transportation of a firearm pursuant to this bill (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Guns in Parked Locked Cars

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows a person who lawfully possesses a firearm to transport and/or store that firearm in a locked, privately owned motor vehicle in any public parking lot, parking garage, or other designated parking area.

Highlights:
- States that this law does not apply to areas where firearms are prohibited under state or federal law or to parking areas controlled by a public or private employer that are restricted through the use of a fence, gate, security station, signage, or other means of limiting general access (Sec. 1). - States that no property owner, tenant, public or private employer, or business entity will be held liable for any damage resulting from the storage, possession, or transportation of a firearm pursuant to this law (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Guns in Parked Locked Cars

Sponsors

  • Joe McPherson (LA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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