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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 543
Georgia Constitutional Carry Act of 2015; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 12, Title 16, Title 27, and Part 2 of Article 10 of Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding parks, historic areas, memorials, and recreation, crimes and offenses, game and fish, and parking for persons with disabilities, respectively, so as to change provisions relating to the weapons carry license and the carrying of weapons; to provide for the carrying of weapons by certain persons and in certain places without a licensing requirement; to provide for definitions; to render it a voluntary and administrative action for certain persons to seek issuance of a weapons carry license for the lawful carrying of a weapon; to provide for a short title; to provide for findings; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/05/2015 - House Second Readers
Mar/04/2015 - House First Readers
Mar/03/2015 - House Hopper