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Maine: Governor LePage Signs NRA-Backed Bill for Permitless Carry

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Maine: Governor LePage Signs NRA-Backed Bill for Permitless Carry

Constitutional/Permitless Carry legislation, Legislative Document 652, was signed into law today, July 8, by Governor Paul LePage.

As previously reported, LD 652, sponsored by Senator Eric Brakey (R-Androscoggin), will allow all residents of Maine who are not otherwise prohibited by law from possessing a firearm the right to carry concealed without obtaining a Concealed Handgun Permit (CHP). LD 652 will also leave the current carry permitting system intact for those who wish to participate in reciprocal concealed carry permit agreements when traveling to other states. 

The final version of LD 652 will prohibit a person under 21 years of age from carrying a concealed weapon without a permit unless the individual is active military between 18-21 years old and will require an individual carrying a concealed handgun who is stopped by law enforcement officers to immediately inform the officer of that concealed handgun.

Please take a moment to thank Governor LePage and all of the elected officials who voted in support of LD652.  This new law will take effect 90 days from adjournment.

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