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Bill Detail: HB13-1226

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Chamber House
Title No Concealed Carry At Colleges
House Sponsors C. Levy (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Heath (D)
Description

Under current law, a person who possesses a valid permit to carry a concealed handgun (permit) may do so in all areas of the state, with certain exceptions. The bill creates a new exception stating that a permit does not authorize a permit holder to possess a concealed handgun:

  • In any building or structure, or any portion thereof, that isused by a public institution of higher education for any purpose;
  • In any stadium or arena that is used by a public institutionof higher education to host events, including but not limited to athletic and extracurricular events and graduation ceremonies; or
  • At an outdoor, institution-sponsored event on the campusof the institution at which the chief administrator of the institution's campus, in consultation with the chief officer of the institution's campus safety agency, has elected to prohibit the carrying of firearms. 

A permit holder who is employed or retained by contract by a public institution of higher education as a security officer may carry a concealed handgun onto the real property, or into any improvement erected thereon, of the public institution of higher education while the permittee is on duty.

Date Introduced 00/00/0000
Amendments out of Committee
Bill News None
House Committee Education
Senate Committee State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
Status Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 05/10/2013 (03/08/2013)
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