RULE 002.00.17-015 - Regulations Restricting Possession of Handguns

RULE 002.00.17-015. Regulations Restricting Possession of Handguns

05.19 CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT HOLDER PROVISIONS

Holders of a valid state-issued concealed handgun permit recognized and honored by the State of Arkansas in accordance with Arkansas Code Title 5, Chapter 73, Subchapter 3, may possess the handgun covered by the permit, except in places where otherwise prohibited under federal, state or local law or where disallowed by a landowner in accordance with applicable law. Nothing in this exception is intended to supersede or limit the regulations of any federal, state or local authorities that prohibit the possession of concealed handguns on their property, including, but not limited to, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the USDA Forest Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service. Full time certified or retired Arkansas law enforcement officers, meeting the requirements of Arkansas State Law 5-73-304 or full time certified or retired law enforcement officers nationwide meeting those requirements under Federal Law 18 U.S. Code 926B, 926C, carrying valid ID. issued by their agency. PENALTY: Class 2

PROPOSED

05.19 POSSESSION OF HANDGUNS RESTRICTED ON COMMISSION

PROPERTY OR WHILE HUNTING, FISHING, OR TRAPPING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY

It is unlawful to possess a handgun (as defined in Ark. Code Ann. ยง 5-73-120) on Commission-owned or -controlled property or while hunting, fishing, or trapping on private property unless:

(A) the handgun is:

(1) for personal protection and is not employed for hunting; or

(2) a legal killing device under Commission regulations (Codes 06.02, 06.03,06.06,06.07,06.10,06.11, 08.06, 20.02);

and

(B) the handgun is otherwise lawfully possessed.

PENALTY: Class 1

(1/24/2018)

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