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HB 0292 - Guns - 2017 Omnibus Bill I
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Tracking Level: Inactive
Sponsor: Rick Jasperse (R)
Last Action: 5/8/2017 - Effective Date
House Committee: Public Safety and Homeland Security
Senate Committee: Judiciary
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 292 is this year's omnibus gun bull.  Georgia will recognize carry licenses for those moving here from other states (which have reciprocity laws with Georgia) for 90 days, so long as the person abides by Georgia's laws; probate judges are authorized to provide information on gun safety; DNR must post a link on its Web site for hunting gun safety course information; folks who legally change their name can get a free replacement license (if within 90 days of their license registration); retired law enforcement officers from other states do not need a license.  Any sheriff or retired sheriff, deputy or retired deputy sheriff, member or retired member of the Georgia State Patrol, member of retired member of GBI and retired law enforcement officer can carry a gun into a courthouse, unless the Sheriff providing security for the courthouse provides a lock box and screens out all other weapons by security personnel.                


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