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Kansas: Pro-Gun Law Goes into Effect Today!

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Kansas: Pro-Gun Law Goes into Effect Today!

Today, both Kansas and out-of-state law-abiding gun owners will be able to take advantage of pro-gun legislation that was passed into law during the Legislative Session, House Bill 2058.

Proposed by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt, House Bill 2058 does the following:

  • Recognizes all out-of-state concealed carry permits, and allows those who have been licensed to carry a firearm for self-defense, to do so lawfully in Kansas.  This legislation recognizes that visitors to Kansas should not be left defenseless simply by crossing a state line.  
  • Allows individuals who are 18 to 20 years of age to apply for a Kansas concealed carry permit.
  • Authorizes the Attorney General to issue an alternative license to carry a concealed handgun, to qualified applicants, during a declared state of disaster emergency.
  • Creates a Restoration of Rights process for individuals to reestablish the Second Amendment right to possess a firearm, upon expungement of certain convictions.

This measure went into effect today, July 1st.  More information can be located on the Attorney General’s website. 

Stay-tuned to NRA-ILA Alerts for more information and updates on Second Amendment issues and action as they arise in the Sunflower State.

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