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Raised Bill No. 5408

February Session, 2016

 

LCO No. 1910

 

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Referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

 

Introduced by:

 

(PS)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESENTATION OF A CARRY PERMIT.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (b) of section 29-35 of the 2016 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2016):

(b) The holder of a permit issued pursuant to section 29-28 shall carry such permit upon one's person while carrying such pistol or revolver. Such holder shall present his or her permit upon the request of a law enforcement officer [who has reasonable suspicion of a crime] for purposes of verification of the validity of the permit or identification of the holder, provided such law enforcement officer has reason to believe such holder is carrying a pistol or revolver. [that is observed by such law enforcement officer.]

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2016

29-35(b)

Statement of Purpose:

To require the holder of a permit for the carrying of any pistol or revolver to present such permit upon request of a law enforcement officer.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]