HB 178 (Constitutional Carry, Concealed Weapons License & Remove Duty to Notify) scheduled for sixth hearing

Representative John Becker (R-Union Twp, Clermont Co.), who chairs the House Federalism Committee, has announced a sixth hearing for House Bill 178 (Constitutional Carry, Concealed Weapons License & Remove Duty to Notify) on Wednesday, June 5 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 121. The committee will again consider opponent testimony. The chair has indicated that amendments may be offered.

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.

Click here to read the text of the HB 178.

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