SB 589 Removes the current ban on carrying concealed firearms in higher education institutions
Sponsor: Dixon Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 4926S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety
Last Action: 1/27/2016 - Hearing Conducted S Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2016

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Current Bill Summary

SB 589 - Under current law, a concealed carry permit does not allow a person to carry concealed firearms into any higher education institution without the consent of the governing body of the institution or a school official. This act removes the prohibition on the carrying of concealed firearms into higher education institutions.

This provision is identical to HB 1899 (2016) and is similar to SB 731 (2016), HB 1910 (2016), and HB 2698 (2016).