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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 859
Firearms; license holders; carrying and possession of certain weapons in certain buildings or real property owned or leased to public institutions of postsecondary education; authorize
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to authorize the carrying and possession of certain weapons by weapons carry license holders in or on certain buildings or real property owned by or leased to public institutions of postsecondary education; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/03/2016 - Veto V9
May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/28/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Engrossed
Mar/10/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/08/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/23/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/22/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/22/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/17/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/01/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/28/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/27/2016 - House Hopper
02/22/2016 Modified Structured Rule; 3/11/2016 Engrossed Upon 3rd Reading; 3/11/2016 Minority Report Filed in Senate
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Vote #584Yea(37)Nay(17)NV(1)
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Vote #577Yea(34)Nay(17)NV(3)
Feb/22/2016 - House Vote #579Yea(113)Nay(59)NV(3)
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