Ohio Report for Friday, October 24, 2014

Firearms Bill Expected To See Possible Amendments, Lame Duck Movement

Sen. Ueker targets gun law revisions in lame duck

Senate legislation seeking to modify Ohio's concealed-carry laws is expected to clear the upper chamber this fall but not without first picking up some potential amendments, the sponsor said this week.

Named a likely priority by Senate President Keith Faber (R-Celina), the bill (SB 338*) would reduce the minimum training requirements to obtain firearm competency certification and allow non-Ohioans who work in the state to obtain CCW licenses, among other things. (See Gongwer Ohio Report, October 3, 2014)

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