Position: Oppose Status: House Committee On Judiciary
This bill is no longer active.
Authorizes elected official to possess firearm in building housing court facility if elected official performs official duties within building and is licensed to carry concealed handgun.
3-8-17: Referred to Judiciary. 3-1-17: First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk. Chief Sponsor: Representative Wilson Regular Sponsor: Representative Post
This bill is in response to Oregon’s Department of Administrative Services Policy, Weapons in the Workplace NUMBER: 50-010-05, which clarifies policy established in 1998 prohibiting guns in the state buildings.
Elected officials want to carry loaded, hidden guns into their places of work even though other employees are not permitted to do so.