February 11, 2005





SENATE BILL No. 219

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DIGEST OF SB 219 (Updated February 10, 2005 1:39 pm - DI 14)



Citations Affected: IC 35-47.

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. Provides that handgun license renewals may be done electronically and provides that fingerprints are not required for renewals when the fingerprints are still on file from the initial licensing..

Effective: July 1, 2005.





Nugent, Waterman, Lutz L, Hume, Jackman




    January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture and Small Business.
    February 10, 2005, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.






February 11, 2005

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)SB0219.1.1. -->     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 process applications for a handgun license without delay in a timely and prompt fashion during normal business hours.
    (b) This section does not create a cause of action or supersede any statute.

SOURCE: IC 35-47-2-3.5; (05)SB0219.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 35-47-2-3.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 3.5. (a) If an individual:
        (1) is applying for a renewal of an existing license; and
        (2) at the time the original license was issued, provided one (1) set of legible and classifiable fingerprints that is on file;
the individual is not required to provide fingerprints for the renewal.
    (b) An individual applying for a renewal of an existing license may apply by electronic service
if the individual's fingerprints are available to the superintendent.