SB 670 : Reduce CHL age requirement to 18 for service members

Position: Oppose Status: Senate Committee on Judiciary

Reduces required age for concealed handgun license applicant to 18 years of age if applicant is service member.

The concept of this bill has been added to the FRMA bill (was SB 764, waiting for a new bill number from the Senate Rules Committee).


2-6-17: Referred to Judiciary. 2-1-17: Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk. Chief Sponsors: Senator Olsen

Ceasefire Oregon opposes this bill after discussions with four military veterans who are not members of our organization. Their unanimous recommendation was that military members under the age of 21 should not be allowed to have a concealed carry license (CHL).