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Action Needed, Contact your Ohio State Representative

October 1, 2013

Have you contacted your Ohio State Representative and asked them to Support HB203? Why not. Do it today..

http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/bills.cfm?ID=130_HB_203

Here is a Description of what is in the Bill.

To amend sections 109.69, 109.85, 109.86, 311.41, 2901.09, 2917.11, 2917.31, 2923.11, 2923.125, 2923.1210, 2923.1213, 2923.13, and 2923.14 of the Revised Code to authorize the automatic validity in Ohio of a concealed handgun license issued by another state if the other state automatically recognizes as valid in that state an Ohio concealed handgun license without the need for any reciprocity agreement between the states; to eliminate the requirement that a former military member applying for a concealed handgun license acquire a competency certification if more than six years have passed since the member’s honorable discharge or retirement; to eliminate the requirement that the training required to obtain a competency certification be conducted for a minimum number of twelve hours; to amend the disqualifiers that prohibit a person from owning a firearm and that prohibit a person from obtaining a concealed handgun license; to permit a person living in any state to apply for a concealed handgun license or a temporary concealed handgun license in Ohio; to permit an active or reserve member of the military or their spouse to renew a concealed handgun license by mail if the member or spouse is outside of the state; to permit investigators employed by the Attorney General to investigate Medicaid fraud to go armed in the same manner as sheriffs and regularly appointed police officers; to require a sheriff to contact the national instant criminal background check system when running a criminal records check upon an applicant for a concealed handgun license or for a renewal of such a license; to expand the locations at which a person has no duty to retreat before using force in self-defense; and to provide that the exercise of a constitutional or statutory right is not, in itself, the offense of disorderly conduct or inducing panic and does not constitute reasonable, articulable suspicion of criminal activity.

 

Use this link for Contact info for your Representative.

http://www.ohiohouse.gov/

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