Concealed weapons; allows person to carry in private motor vehicle, etc. if locked in container. (SB436)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Possession of concealed weapons in vehicles. Creates a new exemption to the general prohibition against carrying concealed weapons by allowing a person who may lawfully possess a firearm to carry a handgun in a private motor vehicle or boat if the handgun is locked in a container or compartment. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 086550338
01/08/2008Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2008Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/06/2008Reported from Courts of Justice (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Passed Senate (31-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Communicated to House
02/12/2008Placed on Calendar
02/12/2008Read first time
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/18/2008Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (17-Y 4-N)
02/20/2008Read second time
02/21/2008Read third time
02/21/2008Pending question ordered
02/21/2008Passed House (69-Y 29-N)
02/21/2008VOTE: --- PASSAGE (69-Y 29-N)
02/22/2008Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB436ER)
02/22/2008Signed by Speaker
02/25/2008Signed by President
03/04/2008G Vetoed by Governor
03/05/2008Motion to pass in enrolled form rejected (25-Y 15-N)
03/05/2008Senate sustained Governor's veto

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1292.