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2015 House Bill 4159: Revise “gun free zone” CPL exception

Public Act 206 of 2015

Introduced by Rep. Joel Johnson (R) on February 5, 2015
To revise the “gun free zone” provision of the concealed pistol permit law to exempt active and retired corrections, probation, and parole officers who have concealed pistol licenses from the restrictions, and also retired county jail guards. Among other things this would allow these individuals to carry a concealed pistol in a school.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 5, 2015
Reported in the House on February 18, 2015
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill 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
Received in the Senate on February 26, 2015
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 26, 2015
Reported in the Senate on October 8, 2015
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-4) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on November 10, 2015
Passed 82 to 23 in the House on November 10, 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 November 30, 2015

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