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HB 1237 - Allowing Concealed Weapons in Churches - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (57-42) - (Key vote)

Title: Allowing Concealed Weapons in Churches

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes anyone with a license to carry a concealed handgun to do so in a church or other place of worship.

Highlights:
-Retains existing law that allows any place, including churches or other places of worship, to prohibit concealed handguns, provided that they place a notice at each entrance that reads "carrying a handgun is prohibited" (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Allowing Concealed Weapons in Churches

Sponsors

  • Beverly R. Pyle (AR - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Dawn Creekmore (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert E. Dale (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Elizabeth Jane English (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rick Green (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Debra M. 'Debbie' Hobbs (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Karen S. Hopper (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Donna Hutchinson (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Douglas C. 'Doug' Kidd (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark R. Martin (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roy C. Ragland (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry Rice (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Lou Slinkard (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lindsley Smith (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Randy W. Stewart (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Butch Wilkins (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
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