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File #: R-250-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/17/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/28/2019 Final action: 5/28/2019
Title: A Resolution asserting Toledo City Council's opposition to House Bills 174 and 178, which seek to diminish or eliminate restrictions on the concealed carry of deadly weapons; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: City Council Meeting 5/28/2019

Label
Councilman Delaney

Title
A Resolution asserting Toledo City Council's opposition to House Bills 174 and 178, which seek to diminish or eliminate restrictions on the concealed carry of deadly weapons; and declaring an emergency.

Summary
WHEREAS, current law permits all Ohio residents to obtain a license to carry a concealed handgun upon showing proof of competency certification, attesting to having read Ohio's Concealed Carry Laws manual, submitting fingerprints to their County Sheriff, and passing a federal NICS (National Instant Criminal Background Check System) check; and

WHEREAS, current law permits all Ohio residents to obtain a license to carry a concealed handgun upon showing proof of competency certification, attesting to having read Ohio's Concealed Carry Laws manual, submitting fingerprints to their County Sheriff, and passing a federal NICS (National Instant Criminal Background Check System) check; and

WHEREAS, on March 27, 2019, House Bill 174 (H.B. 174) was introduced and on March 29, 2019, House Bill 178 (H.B. 178) was introduced either of which, if passed and signed into law, would eliminate existing concealed carry license and training requirements, would rename a "Concealed Handgun License" to a "Concealed Weapons License," would expand Ohio firearms laws to cover concealed handguns, firearms, and other deadly weapons, including rifles and shotguns, would eliminate the requirement that the driver or occupant of a motor vehicle which is stopped by law enforcement to notify the officer that the individual has a concealed weapons license and is carrying a loaded handgun, would prohibit law enforcement officials from the search, seizure or momentary detention of any person because that person is carrying a deadly weapon, and would diminish the authority of employers to regulate the storage of a firearm or ammunition in an employee's personal vehicle by allowing employees, with or without a concealed weapons license, to...

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