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Legislative Activity

On this page you will find information on past and present Legislative activity in Arkansas relative to firearms.

Most of the items below became law but some did not. 

Legislative

Act 752 of 2023

AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CARRYING A WEAPON AND CARRYING A CONCEALED WEAPON; TO ALLOW CERTAIN PERSONS TO CARRY A WEAPON ON DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS PROPERTY IN CERTAIN

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Act 188 of 2023

AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHARITABLE BINGO AND RAFFLES ENABLING ACT; TO AUTHORIZE THE ELECTRONIC ADVERTISING OF RAFFLES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. Status:Senate — Notification that SB217 is now Act

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Act 215 of 2023

AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CARRYING A CONCEALED HANDGUN ON PROPERTY OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. Status:  Senate — Notification that SB211 is

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Act 166 of 2023

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE A MEMBER OF A MUNICIPAL FIRE DEPARTMENT BOMB SQUAD TO LAWFULLY CARRY A WEAPON IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO ALLOW MEMBERS OF A MUNICIPAL FIRE DEPARTMENT BOMB

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Act 749 of 2023

AN ACT TO CREATE THE PROPERTY OWNER’S RIGHT TO ALLOW FIREARMS ACT; AND TO PROTECT PROPERTY OWNERS FROM CIVIL LIABILITY IF THE PROPERTY OWNER ALLOWS A NONEMPLOYEE TO CARRY A

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Act 30 of 2023

AN ACT TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING CONCEALED CARRY PERMITS; TO AUTHORIZE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS SOUGHT VOLUNTARY MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT TO OBTAIN A CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT AFTER A CERTAIN TIME

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Act 757 of 2023

AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONCEALED HANDGUNS; TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS TO OBTAIN A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN; AND FOR

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Act 773 of 2023

AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN ON A JOURNEY; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.Status:Senate — Notification that SB450 is now Act 773Originating Chamber:SenateLead Sponsor:G. StubblefieldOther Primary

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Act 549 of 2023

AN ACT TO DEFINE “LOADED FIREARM” FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE STATUTE CONCERNING POSSESSION AND USE OF A WEAPON; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. Status:  House — Notification that HB1547 is

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Act 777 of 2023

AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE PURPOSE OF THE STATUTES AUTHORIZING A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN; TO CLARIFY THAT A LICENSE TO CARRY A CONCEALED HANDGUN IS NOT REQUIRED

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HR1041 of 2023

HOUSE RESOLUTION TO RECOGNIZE THE INALIENABLE RIGHT TO LIFE, PROPERTY, AND DEFENSE, AND THE RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO PROCLAIM THE RIGHT TO KEEP AND

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Act 760 of 2023

AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL JUSTICE, OR GOVERNANCE SCORES; AND TO CLARIFY THE SOURCES OF INFORMATION USED IN REGULATING ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL JUSTICE, OR GOVERNANCE SCORES. Status: 

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