HB 178 (Constitutional Carry, Concealed Weapons License & Remove Duty to Notify) scheduled for third hearing
Representative John Becker (R-Union Twp, Clermont Co.), who chairs the House Federalism Committee, has announced a third hearing for House Bill 178 (Constitutional Carry, Concealed Weapons License & Remove Duty to Notify) on Wednesday, May 8 at 9:00 a.m. [UPDATE: The chair has changed the time of the hearing to 10:00am] in Room 121. The committee will consider proponent testimony. The chair has also indicated a possible amendment to the bill.
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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