Citations Affected: IC 35-47.
Synopsis: Handgun licenses. Requires the superintendent of the state
police department to: (1) compile and maintain a list of other states and
foreign countries that recognize a license to carry a handgun issued by
Indiana; and (2) post the list on the Internet. Allows the superintendent,
on behalf of the state of Indiana, to enter into written reciprocity
agreements with other states concerning the recognition of licenses to
Effective: July 1, 2004.
January 6, 2004, read first time and referred to Committee on Criminal, Civil and Public
January 8, 2004, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
January 12, 2004, read second time, amended, ordered engrossed.
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
SECTION 1. IC 35-47-2-21 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Sec. 21. (a) Retail dealers'
licenses issued by other states or foreign countries will not be
recognized in Indiana except for sales at wholesale.
(b) Licenses to carry handguns issued by other states
countries will be recognized according to the terms thereof of the
licenses but only while the holders are not residents of Indiana.
(c) If another state requires the state of Indiana to enter into a written reciprocity agreement before licenses to carry handguns issued under this chapter are recognized in the other state, the superintendent may enter into a written reciprocity agreement with the other state on behalf of the state of Indiana.
(d) The superintendent shall:
(1) compile and maintain a current list of other states and foreign countries that recognize a license to carry a handgun issued under this chapter; and
(2) post the list on the Internet.