Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 147

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 35-47-2-2.

Synopsis: Handgun licenses and shooting ranges. Provides that a person is not required to possess a license to: (1) carry an unloaded handgun between the person's dwelling or fixed place of business and a shooting range; or (2) possess a handgun at a shooting range.

Effective: July 1, 2011.





Steele




    January 5, 2011, read first time and referred to Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources.







Introduced

First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


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SENATE BILL No. 147



    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 35-47-2-2; (11)IN0147.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 35-47-2-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2011]: Sec. 2. Section 1 of this chapter does not apply to:
        (1) marshals;
        (2) sheriffs;
        (3) the commissioner of the department of correction or persons authorized by him the commissioner in writing to carry firearms;
        (4) judicial officers;
        (5) law enforcement officers;
        (6) members of the armed forces of the United States or of the national guard or organized reserves while they are on duty;
        (7) regularly enrolled members of any organization duly authorized to purchase or receive such weapons from the United States or from this state who are at or are going to or from their place of assembly or target practice;
        (8) employees of the United States duly authorized to carry handguns;
        (9) employees of express companies when engaged in company business;
        (10) any person engaged in the business of manufacturing, repairing, or dealing in firearms or the agent or representative of any such person having in his the person's possession, using, or carrying a handgun in the usual or ordinary course of that business; or
        (11) any person while carrying a handgun unloaded and in a secure wrapper from the place of purchase to his the person's dwelling or fixed place of business, or to a place of repair or back to his the person's dwelling or fixed place of business, or in moving from one (1) dwelling or business to another; or
        (12) any person while:
            (A) carrying an unloaded handgun from:
                (i) the person's dwelling or fixed place of business to a shooting range (as defined in IC 14-22-31.5-3); or
                (ii) a shooting range to the person's dwelling or fixed place of business; or
            (B) possessing a handgun at a shooting range.