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HB 292

  • March 24, 2017

    House Bill 292 would make several positive and important changes to Georgia gun laws, including:

    • Providing licensees of states with reciprocal agreements with Georgia a 90 day grace period to obtain a GWL while continuing to carry legally using their previous states’ license

    • Prohibiting a probate judge from suspending, extending, delaying, or avoiding the process of approving a GWL application

    • Protecting any firearms instructor who lawfully instructs, educates, or trains a person in the safe, proper, or technical use of a firearm from civil liability for any injuries caused by the failure of such person to use such firearm properly or lawfully

    • Making a code change regarding permit reciprocity.

  • March 24, 2017
  • March 29, 2017

    House Bill 292 was passed by a 37-16 vote. HB 292 will now head back to the House for a concurrence vote on the Senate committee amendments.

  • May 2, 2017
    waiting on Governor Nathan Deal (R) desk