SENATE BILL No. 219
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 35-47-2-0.5.
Synopsis: Handgun licensing policy. Specifies the intention that
persons and agencies engaged in the issuance of handgun licenses must
process license applications in a timely fashion, treat applicants with
due consideration and respect, uniformly comply with applicable law,
and impose no retribution on an applicant.
Effective: July 1, 2005.
January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture and Small
First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)
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SENATE BILL No. 219
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
criminal law and procedure.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 35-47-2-0.5; (05)IN0219.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 35-47-2-0.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE
AS A NEW
SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY
1, 2005]: Sec. 0.5. (a) It is the intention of the citizens of Indiana to
establish policies requiring every person and every agency in
Indiana engaged in the issuance of handgun licenses to:
(1) process applications for a handgun license without delay
in a timely and prompt fashion during normal business hours;
(2) show both a first time applicant for and an applicant
seeking to renew a handgun license due consideration and
(3) uniformly comply with statutory and regulatory
requirements concerning handgun licensure; and
(4) impose no retribution of any kind on a handgun license
applicant, including demanding that the applicant pay an
additional or increased fee.
(b) This section does not create a cause of action or supersede