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Utah: Self-Defense Legislation Awaits Governor’s Signature

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Utah: Self-Defense Legislation Awaits Governor’s Signature

House Bill 198 has officially arrived on the desk of Governor Gary Herbert and awaits his signature.  Please contact Governor Herbert and urge him to sign House Bill 198 into law.

 

Sponsored by state Representative Karianne Lisonbee, HB 198 would create a provisional concealed carry license for law-abiding individuals 18 to 20 years old.  This provisional license would allow those individuals to lawfully carry a firearm for self-defense.  Currently, individuals eighteen years of age or older are legally allowed to openly carry an unloaded firearm for self-defense in Utah, and House Bill 198 would provide them the ability to conceal and carry a loaded firearm without being in jeopardy of breaking the law.

Please click the “Take Action” button above to contact Governor Gary Herbert and urge him to sign House Bill 198 into law.

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