Support Ohio HB 129
Target: Governor and Legislators of Ohio
Petition Background (Preamble):
To amend sections 1547.69, 2923.11, 2923.12, 2923.122, 2923.123, 2923.124, 2923.125, 2923.126, 2923.128, 2923.1212, 2923.1213, and 2923.16 of the Revised Code to authorize a person to carry a concealed handgun without obtaining a license to the same extent as if the person had obtained such a license, except on liquor permit premises, if the person qualifies for a concealed carry license and is legally permitted to purchase a handgun; to remove the requirements that a concealed carry licensee must be carrying the license in order to carry a concealed handgun, must inform approaching law enforcement officers that the person has a license and is carrying the handgun when the person is carrying a concealed handgun, and must submit a new or renewed competency certification when renewing the license; to eliminate as premises in which a concealed carry licensee may not carry a concealed handgun public or private institutions of higher education, places of worship, day-care centers and homes, and government buildings other than schools, courthouses, law enforcement offices, and correctional facilities; to replace the prohibitions that apply only to a concealed carry licensee who is carrying a handgun in a motor vehicle with a prohibition against a licensee who is in a motor vehicle that is stopped by a law enforcement officer knowingly menacing or threatening an officer with a loaded handgun or knowingly pointing a loaded handgun at an officer; to remove the "in plain sight or secure encasement" criterion that a concealed carry licensee must satisfy to legally possess a handgun in a motor vehicle; and to require a sheriff who issues a renewed concealed carry license to return the expired license to the licensee or destroy it.
We, the undersigned, hereby ask the Legislature of the State of Ohio and the Governor, Ted Strickland, to pass and enact into law HB 129.
The Support Ohio HB 129 petition to Governor and Legislators of Ohio was written by Michael P Rolfes and is in the category Law Reform at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: concealed weapons, chl, ohio, ccw, concealed handgun license, alaska-style carry