Firearm Regulation Deadline is January 12


Firearm Regulation Deadline is January 12:  Is Your City in Compliance?

As of January 12, 2013, every city needs to be in compliance with the requirements of House Bill 500 regarding firearm regulation, passed in the 2012 general legislative session.  The bill made the following changes to KRS 65.870:
 

HB 500 does NOT affect laws that carve out exceptions to the prohibition against local gun control, such as KRS 237.115 allowing a city to ban concealed deadly weapons from its buildings or portions of its buildings if visible signs are posted at the entrance. 

For more information about HB 500 or gun control laws, please contact the KLC Member Legal Services Department at 800.876.4552.