Hot Topics :

Louisiana: Critical Personal Protection Legislation for Domestic Violence Victims Goes Into Effect Today


NRA-ILA

Today, August 1, 2016, House Bill 1155 goes into effect in The Pelican State.

Sponsored by state Representative Valarie Hodges (R-Denham Springs), HB 1155 provides expedited, temporary concealed carry permits for domestic violence victims who have obtained permanent protective orders against their abusers. Following a background check, the Louisiana State Police will issue carry permits that are valid for 45 days. Prior to the expiration of the 45-day temporary permit, the temporary permittee must satisfy the regular concealed carry training requirements to become eligible for a standard five-year carry permit.

HB 1155 recognizes that the most time-consuming part of the permit application process can be identifying a firearms instructor, scheduling a class and completing the requisite coursework — time that victims of domestic violence often don’t have.

https://www.nraila.org/articles/20160801/louisiana-critical-personal-protection-legislation-for-domestic-violence-victims-goes-into-effect-today

Subscribe to Firearms & Freedom

Get your daily dose of news & info from Firearms & Freedom

Sign up to Firearms & Freedom for FREE and receive our daily emails.

Freedom to Carry – Protect your 2nd Amendment

In a world bent on squashing our freedom and taking our guns, Firearms & Freedom cuts through the chatter to bring you news you need to know about to stay safe and in control of your second amendment. Join over 1,000,000 subscribers to receive a dose of freedom delivered right to your inbox.

We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.
View our full privacy policy.