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HB 859 - Authorizes Concealed Carry of Firearms at Institutions of Higher Education - Georgia Key Vote

Joyce Chandler voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (37-17) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Concealed Carry of Firearms at Institutions of Higher Education

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes an individual to carry a concealed handgun on the premises of an institution of higher education.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes an individual with a concealed handgun license to carry a concealed handgun on the premises of an institution of higher education except in buildings or property used for sporting events or student housing including, but not limited to, sorority and fraternity houses (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (113-59) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Concealed Carry at Postsecondary Education Institutions

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes an individual to carry a concealed handgun on the premises of an institution of higher education.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes an individual with a concealed handgun license to carry a concealed handgun on the premises of an institution of higher education except in buildings or property used for sporting events or student housing including, but not limited to, sorority and fraternity houses (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Concealed Carry of Firearms at Institutions of Higher Education

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