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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6636

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 3149

 

*03149*

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. DUBITSKY, 47th Dist.

REP. BOYD, 50th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING PERMIT AND CERTIFICATE TO CARRY A FIREARM RECIPROCITY.

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

That chapter 35 of the general statutes be amended to require the Attorney General to (1) annually publish a list of any state of the United States, or any political subdivision thereof, that issue permits or certificates to carry a concealed firearm with substantially similar standards for age, background investigation and training as required by subsection (b) of section 29-28 of the general statutes, and (2) negotiate and enter into agreements on behalf of the state of Connecticut with the appropriate authorities of any state of the United States, or any political subdivision thereof, granting reciprocity to any person with a permit or certificate to carry a concealed firearm, provided such state or political subdivision has substantially similar standards for age, background investigation and training as required by subsection (b) of section 29-28 of the general statutes.

Statement of Purpose:

To secure permit or certificate reciprocity between Connecticut and other states that have substantially similar standards for carrying a concealed firearm.