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HB 0512 - Guns - Allow in Courthouses and Government Buildings
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Tracking Level: Negotiating
Sponsor: Jasperse, Rick 11th
Last Action: 3/11/2013 - Senate - Senate Read and Referred
State Code Titles: 16 / 20
House Committee: PS&HS
Senate Committee: JUDYNC
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This is omnibus gun carry legislation that lifts several current prohibitions on where concealed firearms may be carried.  It authorizes the carrying of weapons, by those with permits, in bars, churches and, importantly, in county government buildings that do not have security guards. ACCG is opposed to this provision in the bill. Please contact your Senators immediately to let them know any concerns you have.  


Bill Summary from the State Site - Click for the State Summary Page / Click for Current Full Text
2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 512
Safe Carry Protection Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to dangerous instrumentalities and practices, so as to change provisions relating to carrying weapons in unauthorized locations; to change provisions relating to persons exempt from the provisions of Code Sections 16-11-126 through 16-11-127.2; to change legislative findings and provide for preemption for weapons other than firearms; to provide for a cause of action and damages; to amend Title 16, relating to crimes and offenses, and Article 27 of Chapter 2 of Title 20, relating to loitering at or disrupting schools, so as to correct cross-references; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/11/2013 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/07/2013 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/07/2013 - House Third Readers
Mar/05/2013 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/01/2013 - House Second Readers
Feb/28/2013 - House First Readers
Feb/28/2013 - House Hopper
Footnotes
03/07/2013 Modified Structured Rule
Votes
Mar/07/2013 - House Vote #233Yea(117)Nay(56)NV(4)
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