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HB 2528 - Concealed Firearms - Kansas Key Vote

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Title: Concealed Firearms

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that prohibits local governmental units from limiting a person’s ability to carry a concealed weapon.

Highlights:

- Removes language that allows cities and counties to adopt zoning measures related to firearms and to regulate the carrying of a firearm on one’s person (sec. 1). - Allows district court and treatment facility records to be released to the Kansas bureau of investigation for use in determining eligibility to purchase firearms or if the person is involuntarily committed (secs. 2, 8). - Prohibits providing a firearm license to someone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence (sec. 4). - Allows private businesses and city divisions to prohibit carrying concealed weapons within a building owned by that entity (sec. 6). - Prohibits cities and counties from further restricting the carrying of concealed weapons by licensed individuals (sec. 7).

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

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Title: Concealed Firearms

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that prohibits local governmental units from limiting a person’s ability to carry a concealed weapon.

Highlights:

- Removes language that allows cities and counties to adopt zoning measures related to firearms and to regulate the carrying of a firearm on one’s person (sec. 1). - Allows district court and treatment facility records to be released to the Kansas bureau of investigation for use in determining eligibility to purchase firearms or if the person is involuntarily committed (secs. 2, 8). - Prohibits providing a firearm license to someone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence (sec. 4). - Allows private businesses and city divisions to prohibit carrying concealed weapons within a building owned by that entity (sec. 6). - Prohibits cities and counties from further restricting the carrying of concealed weapons by licensed individuals (sec. 7).

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Concealed Firearms

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits local governmental units from limiting a person’s ability to carry a concealed weapon.

Highlights:

- Removes language that allows cities and counties to adopt zoning measures related to firearms and to regulate the carrying of a firearm on one’s person (sec. 1). - Allows district court and treatment facility records to be released to the Kansas bureau of investigation for use in determining eligibility to purchase firearms or if the person is involuntarily committed (secs. 2, 8). - Prohibits providing a firearm license to someone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence (sec. 4). - Allows private businesses and city divisions to prohibit carrying concealed weapons within a building owned by that entity (sec. 6). - Prohibits cities and counties from further restricting the carrying of concealed weapons by licensed individuals (sec. 7).

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Title: Concealed Gun Regulations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would create uniform statewide standards for carrying a concealed weapon.

Highlights:

- Prohibits any political subdivision of Kansas from regulating concealed gun laws [sec 7(a)]. - Allows employers to restrict people from carrying concealed guns while on the premises [sec 6(a)(1)]. -Requires consent from the patient and head of the treatment facility before medical records can be released for a background check [sec 2(a)]

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