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2015 Senate Bill 34: Revise concealed pistol license procedures

Public Act 3 of 2015

Introduced by Sen. Michael Green (R) on January 27, 2015
To eliminate county concealed pistol licensing boards, and transfer their duties to the State Police and county clerks. A similar bill passed by the previous legislature was vetoed by Gov. Rick Snyder due to some specific provisions which have been removed from this version, including one requiring a concealed pistol license be issued to the target of a personal protection order who is otherwise eligible for the permit.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on January 27, 2015
Passed 28 to 9 in the Senate on February 3, 2015.
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(same description)
To eliminate county concealed pistol licensing boards, and transfer their duties to the State Police and county clerks. A similar bill passed by the previous legislature was vetoed by Gov. Rick Snyder due to some specific provisions which have been removed from this version, including one requiring a concealed pistol license be issued to the target of a personal protection order who is otherwise eligible for the permit.
Received in the House on February 3, 2015
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 3, 2015
Reported in the House on February 18, 2015
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Rep. Andy Schor (D) on February 24, 2015
To add public libraries to a provision that prohibits regular citizens who have met the qualification and received a concealed pistol permit from carrying a pistol in specified places, and also prohibit "open carry" (versus concealed carry) of firearms in those specified places.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on February 24, 2015
Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Townsend (D) on February 24, 2015
To expand to all gun purchases, including rifles and shotguns, a state pistol purchase “license” mandate. This purchase "license" requirement was repealed for purchases from licensed gun dealers by a 2012 law, but still applies to private person-to-person sales.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on February 24, 2015
Passed 76 to 34 in the House on February 25, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To eliminate county concealed pistol licensing boards, and transfer their duties to the State Police and county clerks. A similar bill passed by the previous legislature was vetoed by Gov. Rick Snyder due to some specific provisions which have been removed from this version, including one requiring a concealed pistol license be issued to the target of a personal protection order who is otherwise eligible for the permit.
Received in the Senate on February 26, 2015
Passed 28 to 9 in the Senate on February 26, 2015.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on March 4, 2015

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