Arkansas: Faculty Carry Signed into Law, Reminder to Take Action on Other Important Self-Defense Legislation

| March 5, 2013

Arkansas: Faculty Carry Signed into Law, Reminder to Take Action on Other Important Self-Defense Legislation

On March 1, Governor Mike Beebe (D) signed House Bill 1243 into law.  As introduced by state Representative Charlie Collins (R-84), HB 1243 sought to allow staff and faculty of a public university, public college or community college, to carry a concealed handgun in the buildings of the institutions where they are employed if they have a valid Concealed Handgun Carry License (CHCL).  It would also remove the absolute prohibition on CHCL holders carrying into the buildings of a private college or university.  Private universities and colleges would still be permitted to establish their own restrictions on CHCL holders.

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