Today is Friday, August 01, 2014rss RSS feed

By Dean Weingarten

Idaho

Idaho

Dean Weingarten

Dean Weingarten

Arizona - -(Ammoland.com)- The limited reform of Idaho’s restrictions on bearing arms (SB 1254) was signed by Governor Butch Otter today, 12 March 2014.   The law removes the university imposed restrictions from retired peace officers and people who have received Idaho’s enhanced concealed carry license.  Those two groups will now be able to carry concealed weapons on the public property of college and university campuses.  From KTVB.com:

 The legislation allows a limited group of people to carry concealed weapons on college and university campuses. Supporters say the bill protects people’s Second Amendment rights.

It does not allow for concealed carry in resident halls or in sports arenas with seating capacity of more than a thousand.   Over 100,000 people have the standard concealed carry license.  Less than 1,200 people currently have the enhanced carry license, although instructors say that their classes are packed.

Of at least equal importance, the bill reclaims some of the authority to regulate firearms from the universities, and grants immunity from liability to universities and colleges that allow people to bring and store firearms on campus.

5-343. IMMUNITY OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES ALLOWING FIREARMS. 

No action shall lie or be maintained for civil damages in any court of this
state against the board of regents of the university of Idaho, the boards
of trustees of the state colleges and universities, a dormitory housing
commission, the board of professional-technical education or the boards of
trustees of each of the community colleges established under chapter 21,
title 33, Idaho Code, where the claim arises out of the policy of the board or
commission to either specifically allow or not prohibit the lawful posses-
sion and storage of firearms on its property.

c2014 by Dean Weingarten: Permission to share is granted when this notice is included. Link to Gun Watch

About Dean Weingarten;

Dean Weingarten has been a peace officer, a military officer, was on the University of Wisconsin Pistol Team for four years, and was first certified to teach firearms safety in 1973. He taught the Arizona concealed carry course for fifteen years until the goal of constitutional carry was attained. He has degrees in meteorology and mining engineering, and recently retired from the Department of Defense after a 30 year career in Army Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation.

  • Leave a Comment

    • Sign up Ammoland for your Inbox

      Daily Digest

      Monthly Newsletter

    • Recent Comments

      • dachu3: While not advocating for abortion, the docs now want to safe kids by destroying 2A. Why don’t you move...
      • askeptic: When putting yourself into a situation that may result in your arrest and detainment, wear your best...
      • Chris: Not surprised they had problems, when you have stupid union thugs making guns you’re going to have...
      • Lava: Whenever I click these videos I get *an error occurred* You should put a little more about it in the text.
      • Dennis Swiatek: I am a retired former resident of the city of Milwaukee,David Clarke is the finest person to hold a...
    • Social Activity

    • Most Popular Posts

      • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
    Copyright 2014 AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News | Sitemap | Μολὼν λαβέ

    Win a Daniel Defense DDM4v9 Rifle

    Subscribe and receive our emails , the drawing will be August 15, 2014 maybe you will be the lucky shooter receiving a Daniel Defense DDM4v9 Rifle. For more information visit the Daniel Defense promotional page.
    Monthly email subscription from Ammoland
    13519736
    14110656