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Proposed Indiana Firearm Legislation HB1289

  this is an pro-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Constitutional carry of handguns.

Description: Constitutional carry of handguns. Repeals the law that requires a person to obtain a license to carry a handgun in Indiana. Provides that a nonresident of Indiana may carry a handgun in Indiana without possessing a license or permit to carry a handgun from the person's state of residence. Allows a member of the: (1) general assembly; (2) general assembly's professional staff; or (3) lobby registration commission; to possess a handgun on the Indiana government center campus if the person is not otherwise prohibited from possessing a firearm. Allows a person who wishes to carry a handgun in another state under a reciprocity agreement entered into by Indiana and the other state to obtain a license to carry a handgun. Beginning July 1, 2021, permits a person not otherwise prohibited from possessing a firearm under state or federal law to possess a firearm on any property that is: (1) affiliated with; (2) operated or managed by; (3) owned by; or (4) leased by; the department of natural resources. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming amendments.

Session: 2021 Regular Session

Last Action: First reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy

Last Action Date: January 14, 2021


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4 sponsors: John Jacob (R); Curt Nisly (R); Zach Payne (R); Chris Jeter (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 4% (4 of 100)

Chamber Date Action
House Jan 14, 2021 Authored by Representative Jacob
House Jan 14, 2021 Coauthored by Representatives Nisly, Payne, Jeter
House Jan 14, 2021 First reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Jan 8, 2021 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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