Concealed handguns; prohibits person who carries into restaurant from consuming alcoholic beverage. (SB334)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Concealed handguns; restaurants; penalty.  Allows a person with a concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed handgun onto the premises of a restaurant or club and prohibits such person from consuming alcoholic beverages while on the premises. A person who consumes alcohol in violation of the provisions of the bill is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor and a person who becomes intoxicated in violation of the provisions of the bill is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101514D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB334)
02/10/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Reading of amendments waived
02/15/2010Committee amendments agreed to
02/15/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended SB334E
02/15/2010Printed as engrossed 10101514D-E
02/16/2010Passed by temporarily
02/16/2010Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Placed on Calendar
02/17/2010Read first time
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/18/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB334E)
02/18/2010Assigned MPPS sub: #1
02/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/26/2010Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read second time
03/02/2010Read third time
03/02/2010Passed House (72-Y 27-N)
03/02/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (72-Y 27-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB334ER)
03/10/2010Signed by Speaker
03/11/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB334ER)
03/12/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 602 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0602)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 8 minutes.