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Delaware: Right-to-Carry Permit Renewal Reform Signed into Law

Thursday, July 1, 2010

On Tuesday, June 29, Governor Jack Markell (D) signed House Bill 226 into law.  Through a previously added amendment, this legislation will now provide an affirmative defense to any person who is charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon and has filed for a renewal of their permit but is still waiting for the Superior Court to act.  

The House passed the bill in 2009 with the NRA supported amendment by a voice vote, but it was not taken up by the Senate and was only recently revived.

The National Rifle Association and Delaware State Sportsmen’s Association sought to include this amendment because Delaware’s law-abiding permit holders have been delayed by the Court and or the Attorney General's office in renewing their licenses.

Thank you to all those members who contacted their legislators during this process.

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