Concealed handgun; retired conservation officers may carry. (SB1465)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Retired conservation officers; carrying a concealed handgun. Adds retired conservation officers from the Department of Conservation and Recreation to the list of retired law-enforcement officers who are exempt from the prohibition on carrying a concealed handgun. Such officers who annually meet the training and qualification standards for active law-enforcement officers are authorized to carry concealed handguns in airports and schools and are deemed to have been issued a concealed handgun permit. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103345D
01/16/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/23/2017Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Placed on Calendar
01/31/2017Read first time
01/31/2017Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/10/2017Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Read second time
02/14/2017Read third time
02/14/2017Passed House (78-Y 20-N)
02/14/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (78-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1465ER)
02/16/2017Signed by Speaker
02/17/2017Signed by President
02/17/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/17/17
02/17/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 24, 2017
02/23/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 243 (effective 7/1/17)
02/23/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0243)