HB 178 (Constitutional Carry, Concealed Weapons License & Remove Duty to Notify) scheduled for 7th hearing, possible vote
Representative John Becker (R-Union Twp, Clermont Co.), who chairs the House Federalism Committee, has announced a seventh hearing for House Bill 178 (Constitutional Carry, Concealed Weapons License & Remove Duty to Notify) on Wednesday, June 19 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 121. The chair has indicated that amendments may be offered, and that the bill may be given a vote either at this hearing, or on another one the following day, if it is needed.
HB 178, introduced in March by Reps. Ron Hood (R-Ashville) and Tom Brinkman (R-Mt. Lookout), a bill which seeks to, among other things, have Ohio join the growing number of states which allow "constitutional" carry, or lawful carry of a concealed firearm without a license.
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