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States With "Guns On Campus" Bills Introduced - 2011

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State

Bill No.

Description

Status

Arizona

 

HB 2001

 

 

HB 2014

 

 

HB 2479

 

 

 

HB 2614

 

 

 

SB 1467

 

Allow faculty to carry firearms on college or university property

 

Prohibit college or university from regulating firearms on school property

 

Prohibit education institutions (including colleges and universities) from regulating firearms on school property

 

Allow adult to possess loaded firearm in vehicle on school property (currently law is unloaded firearm)

 

Allow CCW licensees to carry firearms on public right of ways through pass through

House adjourned

 

 

House adjourned

 

 

House adjourned

 

 

 

House adjourned

 

 

 

Vetoed by Governor (4/18/11)

Arkansas

HB1479

Would allow CCW permit holders who are staff or faculty to carry firearms at universities, colleges and community colleges (except for private institutions which may expressly prohibit carrying firearms)

Died in House Committee at Sine Die adjournment. (4/27/11)

Colorado

 

HB 1205

Allow CCW licensees to carry firearms on college or university property

 

Passed in House

 

Indefinitely Postponed in Senate

Florida

SB 234

 

 

H517

 

Allow CCW licensees to carry firearms on college or university property

 

Same as SB 234

 

Provision is dead

 

 

Provision is dead

Georgia

HB 55

Allow CCW licensees to carry firearms on college or university property

 

On 2nd reading, bill carried over to 2012

Idaho

HB 222

 

 

 

Removes authority of Board of Regents and other higher education entities from regulating firearms on campus

Passed in House

 

 

Died in Senate Committee 3/18

 

Illinois

HB 148

Permits the county sheriff to issue permits to carry concealed firearms to persons at least 21 years of age who meet certain requirements. Requires an applicant for a permit to have completed specified training requirements developed by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board consisting of classroom instruction and live firing exercises.

Guns on campus provision taken out of bill. Re-referred to Rules Committee on 5/31/11.

Kansas

H2353

Concealed weapons can be carried state and municipal facilities (includes colleges and universities) unless facilities have adequate security measures to insure that no weapons can be carried or permitted on such premises

In Committee, bill carried over to 2012

Louisiana

HB 413

Authorizes concealed handgun permit holders to carry concealed handguns on college campuses

Bill died in committee

Michigan

HB 4009

 

 

 

SB 58

Allow CCW licensees to carry firearms anywhere in the state (including college or university property)

 

(Same as HB 4009) Allow CCW licensees to carry firearms anywhere in the state (including college or university property)

 

In Committee, carried over to 2012

 

 

In Committee, carried over to 2012

 

Mississippi

HB 66

 

 

 

HB 475

 

 

 

HB 1003

 

 

SB 2469

 

 

HB 506

 

Allow CCW licensees to carry firearms in any public or private property (including college or university property)

 

Allow CCW licensees to carry in any facility (including college or university property), except facility where persons are searched before entry

 

Remove restrictions on where a CCW licensee may carry concealed weapons

 

Allow CCW licensees to carry firearms on college or university property

 

Creates an exception that allows CCW permit holders who voluntarily obtain specified firearms training to carry firearms in many places, including any school, college or professional athletic event, bars and restaurants that serve alcohol, any elementary or secondary school facility, any junior college, community college, college or university facility.

Failed in committee

 

 

 

Failed in committee

 

 

 

Failed in committee

 

 

Passed Senate on 2/2/11 Died in House

 

Signed into Law

Nebraska

L 516

Allow faculty and staff to carry firearms on college or university property (with 2/3 vote of governing body)

 

Bill Died in Committee

Nevada

SB 231

Would allow CCW holders to carry on property of Nevada System of Higher Education

Passed in Senate, died in Assembly

New Hampshire

HB 334

Prohibit public or private entity (including colleges and universities) from regulating firearms on property

 

In Committee, carried over to 2012

New Mexico

HB 136

Allow CCW licensees to carry firearms on college or university property

 

Died in Committee

 

North Carolina

HB 650

Would allow CCW holders to possess guns in locked containers in parking lots on campus

Provision deleted from bill.

Oklahoma

HB 1463

Allow CCW licensees to carry firearms on college or university property

 

Bill Died

Ohio

HB 256

Would do away with requirement for CCW license, and also allow guns on public and private college campuses

In Committee

Tennessee

SB 51

 

 

HB2014

Allow faculty and staff to carry firearms on college or university property

 

Same as SB51

 

Bill Withdrawn

 

 

Bill withdrawn on 4/7

Texas

H86

 

 

H750

 

 

 

SB354

Allow CCW licensees to carry firearms on college or university property

 

Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on certain premises of or locations associated with schools or institutions of higher education

 

Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of institutions of higher education.

Defeated

 

 

Defeated

 

 

 

Defeated

Virginia

SB 1250

Prohibit any state entity (including colleges and universities) from regulating firearms on property

 

Failed in committee

Wisconsin

2011 WI Act 35

Allows the carrying of concealed weapons with a permit and provides no discretion to issuing authorities. Schools may post signs prohibiting guns in certain areas on campus

Signed into law

West Virginia

HB 3125

Prohibit college or university from regulating firearms on property

 

Died n Committee

 

 

 

 

 

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