Concealed handgun; retired conservation officers may carry. (HB2308)

Introduced By

Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Carrying a concealed handgun; retired conservation officers. Adds conservation officers retired from the Department of Conservation and Recreation to the list of retired persons eligible to carry a concealed handgun without a permit. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103295D
01/12/2017Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/17/2017Assigned MPPS sub: #1
01/19/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
01/20/2017Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (15-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2017Read first time
01/24/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2017Read third time and passed House (74-Y 25-N)
01/25/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (74-Y 25-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2017Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Read third time
02/08/2017Reading of amendments waived
02/08/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/08/2017Amendments by Senator Obenshain agreed to
02/08/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/08/2017Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Placed on Calendar
02/10/2017Senate amendments agreed to by House (84-Y 10-N)
02/10/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (84-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2308ER)
02/13/2017Signed by Speaker
02/13/2017Signed by President
02/14/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/14/17
02/14/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2017
02/20/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 101 (effective 7/1/17)
02/20/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0101)