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Title: Georgia: Pro-Gun Reciprocity Legislation Signed Into Law
Post by: Taurian on April 06, 2017, 12:04:47 PM
Yesterday, Governor Nathan Deal (R) signed House Bill 406 (http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/en-US/display/20172018/HB/406) into law as Act 15.

HB 406, sponsored by state Representative Alan Powell (R-32), amended certain issues with current reciprocity laws in Georgia.  This will allow Virginia concealed handgun permit holders to enjoy permit reciprocity with Georgia.

One down, two to go...

House Bill 280 (http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/en-US/display/20172018/HB/280), sponsored by state Representative Mandi Ballinger (R-23), seeks to amend restrictions in state law that prohibit law-abiding Georgia Weapons License (GWL) holders from being able to protect themselves on college and university campuses.  HB 280 would allow law-abiding GWL holders to carry when they are in or on certain buildings or real property owned by or leased to any public technical school, vocational school, college, university, or other institution of postsecondary education.

House Bill 292 (http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/en-US/display/20172018/HB/292), sponsored by state Representative Rick Jasperse (R-11), would make several positive and important changes to Georgia gun laws, including: