IN HB1289 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-01-14 - First reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy
Pending: House Public Policy Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Constitutional carry of handguns. Repeals the law that requires a person to obtain a license to carry a handgun in Indiana. Provides that a nonresident of Indiana may carry a handgun in Indiana without possessing a license or permit to carry a handgun from the person's state of residence. Allows a member of the: (1) general assembly; (2) general assembly's professional staff; or (3) lobby registration commission; to possess a handgun on the Indiana government center campus if the person is not otherwise prohibited from possessing a firearm. Allows a person who wishes to carry a handgun in another state under a reciprocity agreement entered into by Indiana and the other state to obtain a license to carry a handgun. Beginning July 1, 2021, permits a person not otherwise prohibited from possessing a firearm under state or federal law to possess a firearm on any property that is: (1) affiliated with; (2) operated or managed by; (3) owned by; or (4) leased by; the department of natural resources. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming amendments.

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Constitutional carry of handguns.



2021-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy
2021-01-14HouseCoauthored by Representatives Nisly, Payne, Jeter
2021-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Jacob

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