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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 291
Firearms; laws concerning carrying of concealed weapons; revise comprehensively
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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 O.C.G.A., relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to revise comprehensively the laws concerning the carrying of concealed weapons; to revise the method by which licenses to carry weapons are issued; to prohibit the carrying of certain items in certain buildings; to provide exceptions; to provide for related matters; to amend Part 1 of Article 3 of Chapter 3 of Title 38 of the O.C.G.A., relating to emergency powers of the Governor, so as to revise the powers of the Governor to suspend or limit the sale, dispensing, or transportation of firearms during states of emergency; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jun/08/2010 - Veto V17
Jun/08/2010 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
May/04/2010 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/27/2010 - House Passed/Adopted
Apr/27/2010 - House Third Readers
Apr/20/2010 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/30/2010 - House Second Readers
Mar/26/2010 - House First Readers
Mar/24/2010 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/24/2010 - Senate Third Read
Feb/17/2010 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/16/2010 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/03/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Apr/02/2009 - Senate Hopper
4/27/2010 Modified Structured Rule
Apr/27/2010 - House Vote #957Yea(120)Nay(37)NV(13)
Mar/24/2010 - Senate Vote #632Yea(43)Nay(10)NV(2)
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