Title: Possession of firearms.
Description: Possession of firearms. Repeals the law that requires a person to obtain a license to carry a handgun in Indiana. Specifies that certain persons who are not otherwise prohibited from carrying or possessing a handgun are not required to obtain or possess a license or permit from the state to carry a handgun in Indiana. Prohibits certain individuals from knowingly or intentionally carrying a handgun. Creates the crime of "unlawful carrying of a handgun". Provides that a prohibited person who knowingly or intentionally carries a handgun commits a Class A misdemeanor. Specifies that the unlawful carrying of a handgun is a Level 4 felony when a person: (1) is less than 23 years of age; and (2) has an adjudication as a delinquent child for an act described by IC 35-47-4-5 (unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon). Allows a resident of Indiana who wishes to carry a firearm in another state under a reciprocity agreement entered into by Indiana and the other state to obtain from the superintendent of the state police department a reciprocity license. Requires law enforcement agencies to make use of certain data bases when issuing reciprocity licenses. 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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1 sponsors: Bruce Borders (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 1% (1 of 100)
|House||Jan 14, 2021||Authored by Representative Borders|
|House||Jan 14, 2021||First reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy|
|Introduced||Jan 13, 2021||state link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
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