Today, the state House concurred on Senate Bill 17 by a 56 to 39 vote. SB 17 passed in the state Senate by a 25 to 7 vote on April 13. This concealed carry reform bill now goes to Governor John Kasich for approval.
Senate Bill 17, sponsored by state Senator Tim Schaffer (R-31), would eliminate the current confusing standards of carrying a firearm in a motor vehicle. In addition, this bill would also allow permit holders to carry a firearm for self-defense in a restaurant that serves alcohol, provided the individual is not consuming alcohol, thus eliminating another “victim zone” in
Please contact Governor Kasich and respectfully urge him to sign into law SB 17. The Governor can be contacted by clicking here to send an e-mail message.