Maine LD 548: An Act To Provide a Concealed Handgun Permit for Active Military Members

LD 548 (subjects: WEAPONS , CONCEALED WEAPONS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=548&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Karleton Ward of Dedham: (R – District 131) — e-mail | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
2/26/2015 House Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/26/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Rosen of Hancock, REFERRED to the Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety, in concurrence.
5/14/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Provide a Concealed Handgun Permit for Active Military Members

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 25 MRSA 2003, sub- 18 is enacted to read:

18. Active duty members of the United States Armed Forces or state military forces. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections 1, 2 and 4, a person who is a member of the United States Armed Forces or a state’s military forces is eligible for a permit under this section if the person is not prohibited from possessing a firearm under Title 15, section 393.

SUMMARY

This bill allows a person who is a member of the Armed Forces of the United States or a state’s military forces to be eligible for a permit to carry a concealed handgun if the person is not otherwise prohibited by law from possessing a firearm.

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