Governor Abbott recently signed constitutional carry legislation into law. U.S. LawShield explains how the law will impact Texas gun owners when it goes into effect on September 1, 2021.
Accusations are that deals are being struck behind the scenes with members of the House & the Governor to block a veto override & kill Constitutional Carry.
The Iowa and Tennessee Constitutional Carry bills became effective on 1 July, 2021.
Two bills have passed the New Hampshire Legislature and will be sent to Governor Sununu in a few days. The bills remove the ban on snowmobile and ATV carry, and reform the background check system.
Governor of Louisiana, Bel Edwards, has vetoed the Constitutional Carry bill, SB118. Legislators will now decide whether or not to hold a veto session.
Constitutional Carry passed the Louisiana Legislature with veto proof margins. Governor Bel Edwards has said he will veto it. What will happen next?
Governor Greg Abbott has signed the Texas Constitutional Carry bill on 16 June 2021. The law goes into effect on 1 September 2021. Several years of effort culminated in the passage of the bill.
The Louisiana legislature has passed Constitutional Carry bill SB 118. The bill will be sent to Governor Edwards. He has said he will veto the bill.
“This is a simple restoration of Texans’ constitutional right under the Second Amendment, a right of the people to keep and bear arms.” – Texas Republican State Sen. Charles Schwertner
The Texas Legislature has passed the Conference Committee report for HB1927 Constitutional Carry, in both the House and the Senate. Governor Greg Abbott has said he will sign the bill.
Representative Matt Schaefer, Chairman of the Conference Committee working on HB 1927, known as Constitutional Carry, announced an agreement has been reached. The bill may be voted on next week.
The Louisiana legislature has passed Constitutional Carry with overwhelming margins. The Senate bill was 27 – 11. The House bill was 73 – 26.
Correction to the AmmoLand article on HB3094 of South Carolina. Some provisions about Second Amendment sanctuary were included from HB3096, in error.
Members of the conference committee to work out differences between the House and Senate versions of Constitutional Carry in Texas have been appointed.
Alabama Representative Shane Stringer has been fired from his position as a Sheriff’s captain in the Mobile County Sheriff’s department because of his support for Constitutional Carry legislation.
The Texas House has refused to concur with the Senate amendments to Constitutional Carry from the House. They have called for a conference committee to work out the differences.
The South Carolina House has concurred with the Senate amendments to HB3094. The open carry with permit, plus amendments, will go to Governor McMaster.
During the debate at the Texas Senate over Constitutional Carry, Senator Brandon Creighton collapsed on the floor, but was able to cast a critical vote for passage of the bill.
The Texas Senate Special Committee on Constitutional Issues passed Constitutional Carry bill HB1927 on the Senate floor for debate and a vote, 29 April, 2021.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has threatened to veto any Constitutional Carry bill that comes to his desk.