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SB 17 - Authorizes Concealed Handguns at Alcohol Vendors - Ohio Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Concealed Handguns at Alcohol Vendors

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (25-7) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Concealed Handguns at Alcohol Vendors

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that authorizes a concealed carry licensee to possess a firearm in a liquor permit premises, or an open-air arena, if the licensee is not consuming alcohol or drugs.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual with a concealed carry license from carrying a firearm into a premise with a class "D" permit if the individual has consumed beer or intoxicating liquor or is under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, punishable as a felony of the fifth degree (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts the following individuals from the previous prohibition (Sec. 1):
    • An officer, agent, or employee of this or any other state or the United States; or
    • A law enforcement officer, who is authorized to carry firearms and is acting within the scope of their duty.
  • Authorizes an individual with a concealed carry license to openly carry a loaded handgun in a motor vehicle, whereas existing law requires the handgun to be in a holster, closed container, or compartment of the vehicle (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes an individual that was convicted of or pleaded guilty to a violation of these provisions prior to the date of this amendment to submit an application requesting the expungement of the record of conviction, if the conduct that was the basis for the violation would no longer be a violation after its enactment (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Attorney General to develop a public media advisory that summarizes the expungement procedure and provide a copy of the advisory to each daily newspaper and television station that broadcasts in the state (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (57-39) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Concealed Handguns at Alcohol Vendors

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes a concealed carry licensee to possess a firearm in a liquor permit premises, or an open-air arena, if the licensee is not consuming alcohol or drugs.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual with a concealed carry license from carrying a firearm into a premise with a class "D" permit if the individual has consumed beer or intoxicating liquor or is under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, punishable as a felony of the fifth degree (Sec. 1).
  • Exempts the following individuals from the previous prohibition (Sec. 1):
    • An officer, agent, or employee of this or any other state or the United States; or
    • A law enforcement officer, who is authorized to carry firearms and is acting within the scope of their duty.
  • Authorizes an individual with a concealed carry license to openly carry a loaded handgun in a motor vehicle, whereas existing law requires the handgun to be in a holster, closed container, or compartment of the vehicle (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes an individual that was convicted of or pleaded guilty to a violation of these provisions prior to the date of this amendment to submit an application requesting the expungement of the record of conviction, if the conduct that was the basis for the violation would no longer be a violation after its enactment (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the Attorney General to develop a public media advisory that summarizes the expungement procedure and provide a copy of the advisory to each daily newspaper and television station that broadcasts in the state (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (-) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Concealed Handguns at Alcohol Vendors

Sponsors

  • Timothy O. 'Tim' Schaffer (OH - R) (Out Of Office)

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