Concealed handgun permit; alters certain application procedures to obtain. (SB563)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Concealed handgun permits; application procedures.  Alters certain application procedures to obtain a concealed handgun permit, including allowing for the submission of an initial application via U.S. mail. The bill also restricts the clerk and the circuit court from requesting or requiring any information from an applicant other than that which is allowed on the concealed handgun permit application. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/17/2012Presented and ordered printed
01/17/2012Presented and ordered printed 12103615D
01/17/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/2012Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2012Read second time
02/01/2012Reading of amendments waived
02/01/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/01/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended SB563E
02/01/2012Printed as engrossed 12103615D-E
02/02/2012Read third time and passed Senate (32-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Placed on Calendar
02/13/2012Read first time
02/13/2012Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/15/2012Assigned MPPS sub: #1
02/16/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/17/2012Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Read second time
02/21/2012Passed by for the day
02/22/2012Read third time
02/22/2012Passed House (79-Y 20-N)
02/22/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (79-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB563ER)
02/27/2012Signed by Speaker
02/28/2012Signed by President
03/20/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 291 (effective 7/1/12)
03/20/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0291)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.