Entry SB2563 / HB2208 - Mar 6, 2018

Legislative Bill: 
SB2563 / HB2208
Calendar: 
Committee
Calendar Date: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Chamber: 
House
House Committee: 
Status: 

As amended, expands existing state law to authorize  all school districts in TN to allow certain K-12 employees, on a voluntary basis, to carry a concealed handgun on school grounds.  Teachers, principals, vice principals, or other staff members classified as full-time who wish to carry concealed weapons at school must hold a valid handgun carry permit; must not be prohibited from carrying a handgun under state or federal law; must have successfully completed a 40-hour course in school police training; and must annually complete at least sixteen (16) hours of continuing handgun instruction geared toward school safety, the use of deadly force, and handgun proficiency.

Date: 
Friday, March 2, 2018
Date: 
Friday, March 2, 2018
Update: 
HB2208 was deferred to March 20.
Bulletin ID: 
19274
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