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Key Votes

HB 1237 - Allowing Concealed Weapons in Churches - Key Vote

Arkansas Key Votes




Stage Details

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

Title: Allowing Concealed Weapons in Churches

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.

-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


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


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