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Proposed Kentucky Firearm Legislation SB231

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Legislation Overview

Title: AN ACT relating to concealed deadly weapons.

Description: Amend KRS 237.110 to allow applicants for concealed carry licenses to receive instruction from certain courses and qualified instructors outside of the Department of Criminal Justice Training firearms safety program; prohibit administrative regulations which would require concealed deadly weapon license applicants to clean guns in class; replace hands-on classroom gun cleaning requirements with instructor demonstrations; move investigation of incomplete training to Kentucky State Police from Department of Criminal Justice Training; create a new section of KRS Chapter 237 to provide Kentucky State Police with authority to approve firearms safety courses and programs for training qualified instructors; amend KRS 237.120 to require instructor trainers to have 3 years of prior experience as applicant instructors; amend KRS 237.122 to allow firearms instructor trainers or certified firearms instructors to charge any amount for courses, rather than capping the applicant course at $75 and the instructor course at $150; amend KRS 237.128 to make providing incomplete firearms training a Class A misdemeanor rather than a Class D felony; amend KRS 237.132 to make failure to report insufficient training a Class B misdemeanor; amend various KRS sections to conform.

Session: 2016 Regular Session

Last Action: recommitted to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)

Last Action Date: March 28, 2016


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2 sponsors: Ray Jones; C.B. Embry;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 5% (2 of 38)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Mar 28, 2016 recommitted to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Senate Mar 25, 2016 passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
Senate Mar 24, 2016 posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 25, 2016
Senate Mar 21, 2016 floor amendment (1) filed
Senate Mar 18, 2016 2nd reading, to Rules
Senate Mar 17, 2016 reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Senate Feb 29, 2016 to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
Senate Feb 25, 2016 introduced in Senate
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Link: link to state bill page

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