FLORIDA CONCEALED CARRY ON CAMPUS PASSES COMMITTEE IN HOUSE AND SENATE

September 19, 2015

alert! Report on Florida Campus Carry & Safety Bills

Florida
Florida
Unified Sportsmen of Florida
Unified Sportsmen Of Florida

Florida -(AmmoLand.com)- Bills to remove the prohibition against Concealed Weapons License Holders carrying firearms on college or university campuses were heard in committees in both houses.

On Wednesday, September 16 at 9:00AM SB-68, Campus Carry by CW License Holders by Sen. Greg Evers (R- Baker) was heard in the Senate Criminal Justice Committee House and PASSED by a vote of 3-2. Republican Senators Bradley, Brandes and Evers voted in Favor of the bill while Democrat Senators Clements and Gibson voted Against it.

On Wednesday, September 16 at 10:30AM HB-4001, Campus Carry by CW License Holders by Rep. Greg Steube (R-Sarasota) was heard in the House Criminal Justice Committee and PASSED by a vote of 8-5. Republican Reps. Baxley, Fant, Harrell, Latvala, Plakon, Spano, Trujillo and VanZant voted in Favor of the bill while Republican Ray Pilon voted Against it. Democrats Bracy, Kerner, Pritchett and Watson also voted Against it.

Under this bill, adults 21 years of age or older who have a valid Florida Concealed Weapons or Firearm License will have their rights restored and will be able to carry their concealed firearms on college or university campuses for protection.

About Unified Sportsmen of Florida (USF):

Organized in 1976, with the assistance of the National Rifle Association, Unified Sportsmen of Florida (USF) is a non-profit membership organization incorporated under the laws of Florida. Affiliated with NRA as the Florida Legislative affiliate, USF is an independent organization dependent on membership dues and contributions for financial support. Unified Sportsmen of Florida was organized for the purpose of protecting the firearms rights of all law-abiding firearms owners in Florida and to preserve the firearms rights guaranteed in the United States and Florida Constitutions.

For more information, visit: www.scgaa.org/usf.pdf.

Read more: http://www.ammoland.com/2015/09/alert-report-on-florida-campus-carry-safety-bills/#ixzz3mCAtzFA1
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