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SB 0078 - Guns - Training Required Prior to Obtaining a Weapons Carry License
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Tracking Level: Neutral
Sponsor: Emanuel Jones (D)
Last Action: 2/8/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Senate Committee: Public Safety
Assigned To:
Firearms/Carry LawsNext Bill
Todd EdwardsNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation requires an individual to complete training before obtaining a Georgia weapons carry license.  Effective December 31, 2019, the training must have been completed at least three years prior to applying for the license.  The "handgun education program" is to be conducted by the Georgia Department of Public Safety.  Those having obtained a license prior to Dec. 31, 2019, are not required to undergo the training.      

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