Concealed handgun permit fees; provides an exemption for certain retired correctional officers. (SB703)

Introduced By

Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Concealed handgun permit fees; correctional officers; exemption. Provides an exemption for any retired correctional officer with at least 15 years of service from any fee charged for the issuance of a concealed handgun permit. The bill contains technical amendments.


Bill Has Passed


11/26/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100856D
11/26/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/17/2013Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/06/2013Assigned MPPS sub: #2
02/07/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/08/2013Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read second time
02/12/2013Read third time
02/12/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/12/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB703ER)
02/15/2013Signed by Speaker
02/18/2013Signed by President
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 135 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0135)


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 30 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB793.


stephen writes:

Why should there be an exemption for anyone? If one person pays then all should pay. Just the thought of some of these guards having a gun is bad enough.