IN HB1295 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
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]


Elimination of gun-free zones. Provides that beginning July 1, 2021, the state of Indiana may not regulate: (1) firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories; and (2) the ownership, possession, carrying, transportation, registration, transfer, and storage of firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories. Specifies certain exceptions. Provides that any provision of an ordinance, measure, enactment, rule, or policy enacted by the state and pertaining to: (1) firearms; (2) ammunition; (3) firearm accessories; and (4) the: (A) ownership; (B) possession; (C) carrying; (D) transportation; (E) registration; (F) transfer; and (G) storage of; firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories; is void July 1, 2021. Provides that a person not otherwise prohibited from carrying or possessing a firearm under federal or state law may carry or possess a firearm, without restriction, on property affiliated with, or regulated by, the following state agencies beginning July 1, 2021: (1) The Indiana state fair commission. (2) The Indiana department of administration. Provides the Indiana state fair commission and Indiana department of administration with rulemaking and emergency rulemaking authority to implement these changes. Specifies certain rulemaking deadlines. Defines certain terms. Makes conforming amendments.

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Elimination of gun-free zones.



2021-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Policy
2021-01-14HouseCoauthored by Representatives Lucas and Payne
2021-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Prescott

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