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2011 Senate Bill 59: Revise concealed pistol license procedures
Introduced by Sen. Michael Green (R) on January 25, 2011 To eliminate county concealed weapon licensing boards, and transfer the responsibility for issuing concealed pistol license (CPL) licenses to the Secretary of State.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 25, 2011
Reported in the Senate on February 1, 2012 With the recommendation that the bill be referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, Environment and Great Lakes.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources, Environment & Great Lakes Committee on February 1, 2012
Reported in the Senate on March 27, 2012 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on November 29, 2012
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on November 29, 2012
Passed 27 to 11 in the Senate on November 29, 2012 (same description)
To eliminate county concealed weapon licensing boards, and transfer the responsibility for issuing concealed pistol license (CPL) licenses to the Secretary of State.
Received in the House on November 29, 2012
Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on November 29, 2012
Reported in the House on December 12, 2012 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on December 13, 2012
The substitute failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Substitute offered by Rep. Frank Foster (R) on December 13, 2012 To adopt a version of the bill that includes exceptions to the "gun free zone" of the concealed pistol permit law, plus other changes to that law.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Lisa Brown (D) on December 13, 2012 To not include schools in the "no gun zone" exemption proposed by the bill for CPL holders who get extra training. Note: Another provision added to the bill allows individual schools to continue to ban licensed carry.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Dian Slavens (D) on December 13, 2012 To not include child care centers in the "no gun zone" exemption proposed by the bill for CPL holders who get extra training.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Dian Slavens (D) on December 13, 2012 To not include bars and taverns in the "no gun zone" exemption proposed by the bill for CPL holders who get extra training.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Timothy Bledsoe (D) on December 13, 2012 To not include casinos in the "no gun zone" exemption proposed by the bill for CPL holders who get extra training.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Timothy Bledsoe (D) on December 13, 2012 To not include hospitals in the "no gun zone" exemption proposed by the bill for CPL holders who get extra training.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Dian Slavens (D) on December 13, 2012 To not include stadiums in the "no gun zone" exemption proposed by the bill for CPL holders who get extra training.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Dian Slavens (D) on December 13, 2012 To not include universities in the "no gun zone" exemption proposed by the bill for CPL holders who get extra training.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Timothy Bledsoe (D) on December 13, 2012 To not include places of worship in the "no gun zone" exemption proposed by the bill for CPL holders who get extra training.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Amendment offered by Rep. Joan Bauer (D) on December 13, 2012 To not include college and university dorms and classrooms in the "no gun zone" exemption proposed by the bill for CPL holders who get extra training.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on December 13, 2012
Passed 68 to 41 in the House on December 13, 2012 To exempt concealed pistol license holders who have completed at least eight hours of additional training from the "gun free zone" limitations in the CPL law, which bans licensees from carrying in a certain areas (schools, day care facilities, sports stadiums or arenas, bars, bar/restaurants, places of worship, college dorms and classrooms, hospitals, casinos, large entertainment facilities and courts). Also, to eliminate county concealed weapon licensing boards, and transfer the responsibility for issuing concealed pistol license (CPL) licenses to county sheriff agencies, and change a number of other details of the CPL law. See also House Bill 5225, which streamlines pistol purchase procedures.
Received in the Senate on December 13, 2012
Passed 27 to 11 in the Senate on December 13, 2012 (same description)
To exempt concealed pistol license holders who have completed at least eight hours of additional training from the "gun free zone" limitations in the CPL law, which bans licensees from carrying in a certain areas (schools, day care facilities, sports stadiums or arenas, bars, bar/restaurants, places of worship, college dorms and classrooms, hospitals, casinos, large entertainment facilities and courts). Also, to eliminate county concealed weapon licensing boards, and transfer the responsibility for issuing concealed pistol license (CPL) licenses to county sheriff agencies, and change a number of other details of the CPL law. See also House Bill 5225, which streamlines pistol purchase procedures.

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