SB 1257

Senate Bill (SB) 1257: misconduct involving weapons; public places

Sponsor: Senator Kavanagh

Summary: SB1257 would require governmental buildings to allow concealed carry weapon permit holders to carry their weapons into the building, unless the governmental entity put up metal detectors and had security guards.

League Position: OPPOSE - The League opposes this bill because of tremendous costs associated with the requirements.


2/3/2016: SB1257 passed the Senate Government Committee by a vote of 4-3-0. The bill now proceeds to Rules Committee.

3/3/2016: SB1257 passed the Senate COW.

3/3/2016: SB1257 passed the Senate Third Read by a vote of 18-12. The bill was transferred to the House.

3/8/2016: SB1257 passed the House Judiciary Committee by a vote of 4-2.