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HB 21-1038: Concealed Handguns On School Grounds

Bill Summary:

With certain exceptions, current law prohibits a concealed carry permit holder from carrying a concealed handgun on public elementary, middle, junior high, or high school grounds. The bill removes this limitation.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

CEA Position Rationale: CEA believes that the presence of firearms in the public school setting creates a hostile environment, negatively effecting the school climate and decreasing safety. 
Tier: 2

CEA Opposed

House Status: Postpone Indefinitely
Final Status: Postpone Indefinitely

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Pro-Education VoteAnti-Education VoteNo vote taken

House Votes:

Amabile, JudyDemocrat13Pro-Environment Vote
Bacon, JenniferDemocrat7Pro-Environment Vote
Bernett, TracyDemocrat12Pro-Environment Vote
Bockenfeld, RodRepublican56Anti-Environment Vote
Duran, MonicaDemocrat24Pro-Environment Vote
Hanks, RonRepublican60Anti-Environment Vote
Kennedy, ChrisDemocrat23Pro-Environment Vote
Neville, PatrickRepublican45Anti-Environment Vote
Valdez, AlexDemocrat5Pro-Environment Vote
Williams, DaveRepublican15Anti-Environment Vote
Woodrow, StevenDemocrat6Pro-Environment Vote