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SB 34 - Amends Concealed Carry Licensing Procedures - Michigan Key Vote

Wayne Schmidt voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends Concealed Carry Licensing Procedures

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (28-9) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Concealed Carry Licensing Procedures

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that amends concealed carry licensing procedures.

Highlights:
  • Repeals all County Concealed Weapon Licensing Boards, effective December 1, 2015 (Sec. 5).
  • Transfers the responsibilities of the boards to the county clerk including, but not limited to, the following responsibilities (Sec. 5):
    • The storage and maintenance of all records regarding the issuance of a license or notice of statutory disqualification;
    • The issuance of licenses to carry a concealed weapon; and
    • The issuance of notices of statutory disqualification, suspensions, and revocations. 
  • Requires the Department of State Police to verify and notify the county clerk whether an individual has met the requirements to receive a concealed weapon license, including but not limited to the following requirements (Sec. 5):
    • The individual has passed a criminal background check;
    • The individual is 21 years of age or older;
    • The individual is a citizens; and
    • The individual has taken and passed a qualified course in the safe handling of a pistol.
  • Reduces the application fee from $105 to $100, beginning December 1, 2015 (Sec. 5).
  • Establishes a renewal fee of $115 (Sec. 5).
  • Requires the county clerk to issue an emergency license to carry a concealed weapon to an individual who has obtained a personal protection order if they are otherwise eligible for a permit (Sec. 5).

 

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (76-34) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Concealed Carry Licensing Procedures

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends concealed carry licensing procedures.

Highlights:
  • Repeals all County Concealed Weapon Licensing Boards, effective December 1, 2015 (Sec. 5).
  • Transfers the responsibilities of the boards to the county clerk including, but not limited to, the following responsibilities (Sec. 5):
    • The storage and maintenance of all records regarding the issuance of a license or notice of statutory disqualification;
    • The issuance of licenses to carry a concealed weapon; and
    • The issuance of notices of statutory disqualification, suspensions, and revocations. 
  • Requires the Department of State Police to verify and notify the county clerk whether an individual has met the requirements to receive a concealed weapon license, including but not limited to the following requirements (Sec. 5):
    • The individual has passed a criminal background check;
    • The individual is 21 years of age or older;
    • The individual is a citizens; and
    • The individual has taken and passed a qualified course in the safe handling of a pistol.
  • Reduces the application fee from $105 to $100, beginning December 1, 2015 (Sec. 5).
  • Establishes a renewal fee of $115 (Sec. 5).
  • Requires the county clerk to issue an emergency license to carry a concealed weapon to an individual who has obtained a personal protection order if they are otherwise eligible for a permit (Sec. 5).

 

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-9) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Concealed Carry Licensing Procedures

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

Vote to pass a bill that amends concealed carry licensing procedures.

Highlights:
  • Repeals County Concealed Weapon Licensing Boards, effective October 1, 2015 (Sec. 5). 
  • Transfers the responsibilities of the boards to the county clerk, including, but not limited to, the following responsibilities (Sec. 5):
    • The storage and maintenance of records related to the issue of a license or notice of statutory disqualification in that county;
    • The issuance of licenses to carry a concealed pistol; and
    • The issuance of notices of statutory disqualification, of suspensions, and of revocations.
  • Requires the Department of State Police to verify and notify the county clerk whether an applicant for a concealed weapons license has met certain licensing requirements, including, but not limited to, the following requirements (Sec. 5):
    • The applicant has passed a criminal background check;
    • The applicant is 21 years of age or older;
    • The applicant is a citizen; and
    • The applicant has taken and passed a qualified course in the safe handling of a pistol.
  • Specifies that if a license or notice of “statutory disqualification” is not issued within 45 days after the date the applicant has fingerprints taken, the receipt issued by the county clerk serves as a temporary license, valid until a license or notice of disqualification is issued (Sec. 5). 
  • Reduces application fees for a concealed weapons license from $105 to $100 beginning October 1, 2015 (Sec. 5).
  • Establishes a renewal fee of $115 (Sec. 5).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amends Concealed Carry Licensing Procedures

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