SB 740 Exempts prosecuting and circuit attorneys who have completed the firearms safety training course required to obtain a conceal carry endorsement from certain otherwise unlawful uses of a weapon
Sponsor: Lembke Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 4235S.01I Fiscal Note: 4235-01N.ORG
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 3/1/2010 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee (4235S.03C) Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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SCS/SB 740 - This act exempts prosecuting attorneys, assistant prosecuting attorneys, circuit attorneys, and assistant circuit attorneys who have completed the firearms safety training course required to obtain a conceal carry endorsement, from certain otherwise unlawful uses of a weapon. Such acts include the general prohibition against carrying a concealed firearm without an endorsement, shooting into a dwelling, exhibiting a weapon in a threatening manner, discharging a firearm within 100 yards of a school, courthouse, or church, discharging a firearm along a highway, carrying a firearm into a church or election precinct, discharging a firearm at or from a vehicle at a person, and carrying a firearm into a school.

This exemption is identical to the exception for peace officers, jailers, members of the military, members of the judiciary, persons executing process, probation and parole officers, corporate security advisors, and coroners.

This act is similar to provisions of HB 1308 (2010), HCS/HB 1451 (2010), SS/SCS/HB 1609 (2010), SS/SCS/HCS#2/HB 1692, SCS/HCS/HB 1787 (2010), SS/SCS/HB 1802 (2010), HCS/SCS/SB 829 (2010), and HCS/SCS/SB 887 (2010).

SUSAN HENDERSON MOORE