S.147 - Common Sense Concealed Firearms Permit Act of 2013

A bill to establish minimum standards for States that allow the carrying of concealed firearms. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to establish minimum standards for States that allow the carrying of concealed firearms. as introduced.
  • Short: Common Sense Concealed Firearms Permit Act of 2013 as introduced.

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Common Sense Concealed Firearms Permit Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to direct each state that allows its residents to carry concealed firearms to establish a process through which a resident must obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm. Requires a state to: (1) ensure

Official Summary

Common Sense Concealed Firearms Permit Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to direct each state that allows its residents to carry concealed firearms to establish a process through which a resident must obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm. Requires a state to:
(1) ensure that a local law enforcement agency participates in the process; and
(2) require that an applicant be a legal resident of the United States, be not less than 21 years of age, demonstrate good cause for requesting the permit, and demonstrate that he or she is worthy of the public trust to carry a concealed firearm in public. Requires any such process that allows an agency other than a law enforcement agency to issue such permits to require:
(1) a local law enforcement agency to submit to the agency responsible a written report that describes whether the applicant meets the state's standards to carry a concealed firearm, and
(2) the agency responsible to maintain such report in the applicant's file.

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