Saturday, February 14, 2015

Legislative lookout: Gun nuts are at it again with HB2320

Which is resurrected after Jan Brewer's veto. It OK's carrying of guns in all public buildings unless the buildings are equipped with metal detectors -- etc. -- you know what the gun toters want but here is the inserted language anyway.

2. A PERSON WHO IS IN A PUBLIC ESTABLISHMENT OTHER THAN A VEHICLE OR CRAFT OR AT A PUBLIC EVENT AND WHO POSSESSES A VALID PERMIT ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 13‑3112. THIS PARAGRAPH DOES NOT APPLY TO A PUBLIC ESTABLISHMENT OR PUBLIC EVENT THAT HAS SECURITY PERSONNEL AND ELECTRONIC WEAPONS SCREENING DEVICES IN PLACE AT EACH ENTRANCE TO THE PUBLIC ESTABLISHMENT OR PUBLIC EVENT OR THAT HAS SECURITY PERSONNEL ELECTRONICALLY SCREEN EACH PERSON WHO ENTERS THE PUBLIC ESTABLISHMENT OR PUBLIC EVENT TO DETERMINE IF THE PERSON IS CARRYING A DEADLY WEAPON AND THE SECURITY PERSONNEL REQUIRE EACH PERSON WHO IS CARRYING A DEADLY WEAPON TO LEAVE THE WEAPON IN POSSESSION OF THE SECURITY PERSONNEL PURSUANT TO SECTION 13-3102.01 WHILE THE PERSON IS IN THE PUBLIC ESTABLISHMENT OR AT A PUBLIC EVENT. THIS PARAGRAPH DOES NOT LIMIT, RESTRICT OR PROHIBIT THE EXISTING RIGHTS OF A PRIVATE PROPERTY OWNER, PRIVATE TENANT, PRIVATE EMPLOYER OR PRIVATE BUSINESS ENTITY.

AZBlueMeanie at Blog for Arizona has a review complete with a tutorial on the Constitution.

The links to various actions on the bill are here.

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