THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

979

THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2023

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to firearms.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 134, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"134-    License to carry; skills assessment, safety course, and education prerequisites. (a) No person shall be granted a license to carry under section 134-9 unless the person, at any time prior to the granting of the license, has completed a firearms skills assessment, safety course, and education course.

(b) The requirements under this section shall be in addition to the education and safety or training course prerequisites for a permit to acquire under section 134-2(g)."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2023.


 

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Firearms; Training and Education; License to Carry

 

Description:

Requires individuals to complete a firearms skills assessment, safety course, and education course prior to being granted a license to carry a pistol or revolver.

 

 

 

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