Thursday, December 30, 2010

"Vermont Carry" bill prefiled for Kentucky Legislature

BR 165 - Representative Mike Harmon (12/16/10)
AN ACT relating to deadly weapons.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 527 to permit persons over 21 who are not prohibited from possessing firearms to carry firearms openly or concealed and, specify permitted locations; amend KRS 527.020 relating to carrying concealed deadly weapons to eliminate the crime of carrying a concealed deadly weapon and, specify conditions for a peace officer carrying concealed deadly weapon; amend KRS 527.040 relating to possession of firearm or handgun by a convicted felon to update a federal agency reference and make a technical change; amend KRS 150.172 relating to hunting to permit carrying openly or concealed firearm for self-defense while hunting; amend KRS 237.102 to prohibit banning of possession or carrying of firearms during a disaster; amend KRS 237.106 relating to possession of firearms in vehicles to expand right to sue for violation of rights and, add a reference to elementary and secondary schools in exemptions.

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