The Bill will Now Head to the Governor for His Consideration!
On Tuesday, March 17, the North Dakota Senate unanimously passed House Bill 1389, without any amendments. HB 1389 will now be considered by Governor John Hoeven (R), whose signature is required for final approval.
HB 1389, sponsored by State Representative Karen Karls (R-35), would allow all concealed carry permit holders to carry their firearm in state parks. While the U.S. Department of the Interior recently changed its regulations to permit persons with concealed handgun licenses to possess and carry a firearm in National Parks and Wildlife Refuges, current
Thank you to all those who contacted their State Legislators during this process.