Today, the House voted 96-2 to concur with the Senate on House Bill 4048, the WV Keep, Bear and Drive with Arms Act. It will now go to Governor Jim Justice for his consideration. Please contact Gov. Justice and ask him to sign HB 4048 into law.
House Bill 4048 affirms that it is lawful to possess loaded and/or uncased long guns in vehicles. This ensures that law-abiding citizens may carry the firearms of their choice, in the manner of their choosing, with them in vehicles. Given that West Virginia already has constitutional carry, law-abiding gun owners should be able to exercise their Second Amendment rights with long guns while traveling throughout the state.
Again, please contact Gov. Justice and ask him to sign HB 4048 into law.