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General Assembly


Raised Bill No. 5539

February Session, 2018


LCO No. 2671



Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY


Introduced by:





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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2018) The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection shall permit any person who holds a valid permit to carry a pistol or revolver issued pursuant to subsection (b) of section 29-28 of the general statutes or a valid long gun eligibility certificate issued pursuant to section 29-37p of the general statutes to carry a firearm in any state park.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2018

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To permit persons to carry firearms in state parks.

[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.]