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S.F. No. 748 - Constitutional Carry
 
Author: Senator Mark W. Koran
 
Prepared By: Kenneth P. Backhus, Senate Counsel (651/296-4396)
 
Date: January 15, 2020



 

Section 1 amends the permit to carry law to authorize a person to carry, hold, or possess a firearm in a motor vehicle, snowmobile or boat, or on or about the person’s clothes or the person, or otherwise in possession or control in a public place as long as the person is not prohibited from possessing a firearm under Minnesota or federal law.  Defines “public place” (same definition as applicable in current law).

Sections 2-8 authorize persons to seek and be issued optional permits to carry under existing law and standards if they choose to do this.

Section 9 repeals the carrying a rifle or shotgun in public law and two subdivisions of the permit to carry law that are superseded by this bill.

 
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