Updated: Mar 8
HB 543: Concealed Carry of Weapons and Firearms Without a License
GENERAL BILL by Brannan ; Payne ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Andrade ; Bankson ; Barnaby ; Black ; Fine ; Holcomb ; Maggard ; Massullo ; Melo ; Plakon ; Salzman ; Sirois ; Tramont ; Yeager
Concealed Carry of Weapons and Firearms Without a License; Authorizes person to carry concealed weapon or concealed firearm if he or she is licensed to do so or meets specified requirements; requires person who is carrying concealed weapon or concealed firearm without license to carry identification & display upon demand by law enforcement; prohibits person who is carrying concealed weapon or concealed firearm without license from carrying such weapon or firearm in specified locations; authorizes nonresident to carry concealed weapon or concealed firearm in this state if he or she meets same requirements as resident; provides person authorized to carry concealed weapon or concealed firearm without license is subject to specified penalties for possessing such weapon or firearm at school-sponsored event or on school property.
Favorable by Constitutional Rights, Rule of Law & Government Operations Subcommittee
PCS added to Judiciary Committee agenda
HB 571: Storage of Firearms in Private Conveyances and Vessels
GENERAL BILL by Hinson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Arrington ; Casello ; Edmonds
Storage of Firearms in Private Conveyances and Vessels; Prohibits storage of firearms in unoccupied private conveyances & vessels unless done in specified manner; requires law enforcement agencies to engage in promotional campaign; directs counties to adopt specified ordinances concerning parental responsibility for gun thefts from conveyances & vessels by their minor children.
SB 150: Public Safety
GENERAL BILL by Collins
Public Safety; Requiring sheriffs to assist private schools in complying with a certain statute; authorizing a person to carry a concealed weapon or concealed firearm if he or she is licensed to do so or meets specified requirements; requiring a person who is carrying a concealed weapon or concealed firearm without a license to carry valid identification and display such identification upon demand by a law enforcement officer; providing that a person who is authorized to carry a concealed weapon or concealed firearm without a license is subject to specified penalties for possessing such weapon or firearm at a school-sponsored event or on school property; requiring the Office of Safe Schools to develop a behavioral threat management operational process by a specified date; authorizing a private school to partner with a law enforcement agency or security agency for specified purposes, etc. APPROPRIATION: $60,177,846
Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2023
On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/20/23, 3:00 pm, 412 Knott Building - 5 yeas 3 nays