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Update Posted June 08, 2010

SB 308, Concealed Weapons Bill - signed June 8

This law, which took effect immediately, makes the following changes regarding guns on USG campuses:

  • eliminates the 1,000-foot buffer (the school safety zone now extends only to the boundary lines of the campus);
  • allows a person with a valid license to keep a weapon in his or her parked car on campus or when transiting through campus;
  • allows a person with a valid license to keep a weapon in his or her possession or in a locked compart- ment or firearm rack when picking up or dropping off a stu- dent; and
  • reduces the penalty for carrying a weap- on within a school safety zone from a felony to a misde- meanor for those who are licensed to carry a weapon.

Posted by Jason Steele
Published in: House Bill