2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety
Sponsored By:
Senators Harris, Colburn, Greenip, Jacobs, Kittleman, Munson, Stoltzfus, and Stone
Public Safety - Citizens Self-Defense Act


Adding self-defense as a good and substantial reason for the Secretary of State Police to issue a permit to a person to wear, carry, or transport a handgun.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 3/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Andrew P. Harris, District 7
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Janet Greenip, District 33
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator J. Lowell Stoltzfus, District 38
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Self Defense
State Police, Department of
Weapons -see also- Guns

Bill affects the following Statute:

Public Safety
( 5-306 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered