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SB 15, Former Law Enforcement Weapons Carry Act

Municipal Impact Position Contact
Evaluating Justin Kirnon, (678) 686-6255

Last Updated: 1/27/2017
Subject Area: Public Safety |
Resources: bill text
The purpose of the proposed legislation is to add to the category of former law enforcement officers who are entitled to be issued a weapons carry license without paying certain fees. This includes: weapons carry license, temporary renewal permit, mandamus, and verification of license.
The legislation proposes extending benefits to former law enforcement officers who:
Served for at least 10 of the last 12 years before retiring or served 10 years and left employment as a result of a disability in the line of duty.


3/24/2017 House Vote #321 Yea - 149 Nay - 2 Not Voting - 7 Excused - 22
2/16/2017 Senate Vote #59 Yea - 51 Nay - 0 Not Voting - 2 Excused - 2

7/1/2017 - Effective Date

5/8/2017 - Act 199

5/8/2017 - Date Signed by Governor


Michael 'Doc' Rhett

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