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Only days until Senate Bill 184 becomes law in Ohio!

The bill Gov. Ted Strickland calls “common-sense legislation”, establishes Castle Doctrine in Ohio and clears up ambiguous sections of Ohio's concealed carry law goes into effect September 9, 2008.

Castle Doctrine is arguably the most important part of SB184. Indeed, this was the entire bill when it was introduced. As stand alone legislation it passed the Ohio Senate with a unanimous 32-0 vote. Even if every other improvement were stripped from this bill, this alone would have been a significant piece of legislation.

It is important to note that Castle Doctrine does not apply simply to those with a CHL, or just those who have a gun, but to all law-abiding citizens who are victims of a violent crime. No matter how you choose to defend yourself (including being pacifist), this law is important to you.

Also included in SB184 are several pro-gun provisions that make Ohio's concealed carry laws more “user friendly”.

Among these revisions include important clarifications for persons without a Concealed Handgun License (CHL) to legally transport firearms in an automobile, and pick up/drop off abilities for license holders in school safety zones. The bill also designates mandatory legal fees for gun owners who require court orders to have firearms returned to them, decriminalizes concealed carry in privately owned parking garages, allows permit holders to carry a firearm in an unlocked glove compartment or center console and removes the written test requirement for renewal of a concealed handgun license.

The Ohio Attorney General has issued an updated version of Ohio’s Concealed Carry Law booklet. The office reports that printed copies of the new book, which is the third version issued since original passage of Ohio's concealed carry law in 2004, will be in the hands of the sheriffs when the law takes effect. Printed copies of the book should be available for instructors and the general public by September 15.
 

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Castle Doctrine Law already in force in Texas and has been tested and worked several instances!

 

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Indiana has had it for about 2 years along with this pat year being the first in the country with a lifetime personal carry license.

Now all Ohio heeds to do is to have reciprocity with other states that allow ccw licenses. Indiana covers every state that has ccw license even though they don't reciprocate back with us.

Come on Ohio get off ur a--es...

course we are covered on the west by good ol komiIllinois which doesn't allow their citizens to protect them selves...
 

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I believe Ohio will honor any state's concealed carry permit that has training as aggressive or more than what Ohio does.
 

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jocko said:
Indiana has had it for about 2 years along with this pat year being the first in the country with a lifetime personal carry license.
New York permits never expire, never have, my dad got one in the 1960s and still has it with no interaction whatsoever with the government (regarding the permit). They do not have to issue them, they're at the whim of the county government, meaning a judge in most cases. So if you live in the wrong county, you might be SOL. They can also revoke them at any time.

But the lifetime permit is nice once you get it (I'm still waiting.) No renewal fees, no expiration.

I'm afraid NY will never be a reciprocal state. I'll probably get a Florida and/or Utah license so I can carry other places.

Oh, to live in our neighboring state, Vermont...

Scott in Penfield NY
 

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I believe Ohio will honor any state's concealed carry permit that has training as aggressive or more than what Ohio does.
never have read where Ohio will honor any states ccw permit, training or no training. They need to recipricate.. Hell indiana honors any states ccw permit
 
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