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2012 Legislation

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House Bills
HB 4045 CHL PRIVACY
Authorizes person applying for concealed handgun license to limit ability of public body to disclose records or information that identifies person as applicant for, or holder of, concealed handgun license.

HB 4054
Prohibits Public Employees’ Benefit Board from authorizing or requiring collection of information or maintenance of records about firearms from eligible employee or family member.

Senate Bills
SB 1550 BANS FIREARMS ON SCHOOL PROPERTY
Eliminates affirmative defense exempting concealed handgun licensees from crime applicable to possession of firearm or other instrument used as dangerous weapon, while on school grounds.

SB 1551 BANS CHL HOLDERS FROM PUBLIC BUILDINGS
Eliminates affirmative defense exempting concealed handgun licensees from crime applicable to possession of firearm or other instrument used as dangerous weapon, while in public building or on grounds adjacent to public building.

SB 1572 PROHIBITS SECRET AMENDMENTS
Requires name of member or committee of Legislative Assembly requesting set of proposed amendments to legislative measure to be identified on proposed amendments. Allows additional sponsors to be listed. (Not a “gun” bill but important legislation to stop the games being played by committee chairs like Floyd Prozanski.)

SB 1574 (Prozanski”s charade) A supposed “reciprocity bill”
Directs Department of State Police to identify states that recognize Oregon concealed handgun licenses and that impose eligibility requirements for issuing concealed handgun licenses that are substantially similar to Oregon requirements.
Provides nonresidents who are licensed to carry concealed handgun in state identified by De- partment of State Police with defenses provided to persons with Oregon concealed handgun license. Prohibits arrest of nonresidents who possess valid concealed handgun license issued in state whose license is verifiable through use of national law enforcement data system.