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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5855

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1213

 

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Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. SAMPSON, 80th Dist.

 

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CARRYING OF HANDGUNS IN STATE PARKS AND FORESTS FOR PURPOSES OF SELF-DEFENSE.

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

That the general statutes be amended to authorize any person with a valid permit to carry a pistol or revolver to carry a handgun in state parks and forests for the purpose of self-defense.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow people to carry handguns in state parks and forests for self-defense.