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HB 2578 - Prohibits a City or County from Regulating Firearms - Kansas Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits a City or County from Regulating Firearms

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (102-19) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits a City or County from Regulating Firearms

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that prohibits a city or county from adopting or enforcing certain firearm regulations.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a city or county from adopting or enforcing any firearm ordinance, resolution, or regulation, including, but not limited to, those relating to the purchase, storage, or carrying of firearms (Sec. 7).
  • Prohibits a city or county from adopting or enforcing any regulation related to the sale of a firearm by a licensed individual that is more restrictive than a regulation related to the sale of any other commercial good (Sec. 7). 
  • Prohibits any city or county from using tax funds to implement, administer, or operate a firearms buyback program (Sec. 2).
  • Repeals any firearm ordinance, resolution, or regulation that was adopted prior to July 1, 2014 and is in violation of the provisions of this bill (Sec. 7).
  • Prohibits an employee of a municipality from being required to disclose to an employer whether they possess a valid license to carry a concealed handgun (Sec. 3).
  • Prohibits an individual from carrying an unconcealed firearm into a building where there is a “conspicuously” posted notice prohibiting such an action, including, but not limited to, a large printed notice stating, “The open carrying of firearms in this building is prohibited” (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (37-2) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (40-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (123-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits a City or County from Regulating Firearms

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