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2014 Senate Bill 789: Revise concealed pistol license procedures
  1. Introduced by Sen. Michael Green (R) on February 18, 2014, to eliminate county concealed weapon licensing boards, and transfer the responsibility for issuing concealed pistol licenses to county clerks, with the State Police performing the background checks required by the law. The bill revises a number of other details in the CPL law.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 18, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on March 26, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
  2. Passed 24 to 13 in the Senate on June 10, 2014, to eliminate county concealed weapon licensing boards, and transfer the responsibility for administering and issuing concealed pistol licenses to county clerks, with the State Police still performing the background checks required by the law. The bill also lowers the application fee and revises a number of other details in the CPL law, including details of mental health disqualifications.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on June 10, 2014.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on June 10, 2014.

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