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HB 1072 - Authorizes Concealed Carry of Firearms Without Permit - South Dakota Key Vote

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Title: Authorizes Concealed Carry of Firearms Without Permit

Title: Authorizes Concealed Carry of Firearms Without Permit

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Title: Authorizes Concealed Carry of Firearms Without Permit

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the concealed carry of a pistol without a state-issued permit

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  • Authorizes any individual to submit an application to the sheriff in their county of residence for an optional permit to carry a concealed pistol (Sec. 7).

  • Requires the sheriff to execute a background and criminal history check of every applicant (Sec. 7).

  • Requires a temporary optional permit to be issued within 5 days if the applicant (Sec. 8);

    • Is 18 years of age or older;

    • Has never pled guilty to or been convicted of a felony or violent crime;

    • Has no history of violence;

    • Has never previously been found a “danger to others” or “danger to self”;

    • Is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States and;

    • Is not a fugitive from justice.

  • Prohibits the imposition of a ban on carrying a concealed pistol without a permit (Sec. 7).

  • Specifies that this legislation does not authorize out-of-state permit holders to carry a pistol openly or concealed, loaded or unloaded (Sec. 7).

  • Specifies that no issuing authority is civilly liable to any person or their estate for injury suffered, nor are they liable for any wrongful death or property damage suffered because the authority issued a permit to any person (Sec. 9).

  • Establishes that any valid permit to carry a concealed pistol to a nonresident of South Dakota is valid in South Dakota (Sec. 10).

  • Specifies that all issued permits are valid for a period of 5 years from the date of issuance (Sec. 14).

  • Specifies that issued permits are non-transferrable from one person to another (Sec. 15).

  • Prohibits individuals from carrying concealed pistols in any licensed on-sale malt beverage or alcoholic beverage shop  (Sec. 18).

  • Prohibits individuals under the age of 18 from carrying a concealed pistol except in the presence of a parent or legal guardian (Sec. 19).

Title: Authorizes Concealed Carry of Firearms Without Permit

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