conceal and carry http://kbia.org en Missouri, Wisconsin create reciprocity agreement on guns http://kbia.org/post/missouri-wisconsin-create-reciprocity-agreement-guns <p>Missouri concealed weapons permit holders can now take their guns with them to Wisconsin.</p><p>Attorney General Chris Koster announced the two states had reached a reciprocity agreement when it comes to concealed weapons.</p><p>He says a new law requiring permit holders to undergo national background check upon renewal paved the way for the agreement. The same legislation also changed Missouri's gun permit to not include a photo of the holder.</p><p>Thirty-six other states also honor Missouri's concealed weapons permits. Missouri recognizes gun permits from any state that issues them.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:53:36 +0000 Associated Press 46881 at http://kbia.org Missouri, Wisconsin create reciprocity agreement on guns Nixon signs bill allowing state employees to keep guns in vehicles http://kbia.org/post/nixon-signs-bill-allowing-state-employees-keep-guns-vehicles <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Jay Nixon has signed legislation allowing state employees to keep guns in their vehicles, while they are on property owned or leased by the state.</span></p><p>The bill also allows fire chiefs with concealed-gun permits and special approval to carry weapons on the job. And it bars governments from running gun-buyback programs unless those guns are later offered for sale or trade to licensed firearm dealers.</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 21:25:51 +0000 Associated Press 36552 at http://kbia.org Nixon signs bill allowing state employees to keep guns in vehicles Mo. bill lets state workers carry guns in car http://kbia.org/post/mo-bill-lets-state-workers-carry-guns-car <p>State employees could keep firearms in their vehicles on state property under a bill heard by a Missouri Senate committee.</p><p>The measure considered Tuesday by the Senate General Laws Committee would allow those employees to have a firearm in their car if it is locked and the gun is not visible.</p><p>The legislation would also increase penalties for convicted felons who use an illegal firearm while committing another crime. But the committee's chairman, Republican Sen. Brian Nieves, said he wants to take that provision out of the bill.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:14:14 +0000 Associated Press 32562 at http://kbia.org Mo. bill lets state workers carry guns in car Mo. House endorses sweeping gun proposals http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-endorses-sweeping-gun-proposals <p>The Missouri House has preliminarily approved sweeping measures that would expand gun rights in the state and allow certain school officials to carry concealed weapons in school buildings.</p><p>The bill would allow appointed "protection officers" to carry concealed weapons as long as they have a valid permit and register with the state Department of Public Safety. The officers would also be required to complete a training course established by the peace officer training commission.</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 13:42:50 +0000 Associated Press 32257 at http://kbia.org Mo. House endorses sweeping gun proposals ATF says it never sought Mo. concealed guns list http://kbia.org/post/atf-says-it-never-sought-mo-concealed-guns-list <p>The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is denying claims that it took part in a joint request for Missouri’s list of conceal carry weapons holders. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 21:39:25 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32224 at http://kbia.org ATF says it never sought Mo. concealed guns list Missouri Department of Revenue director resigns http://kbia.org/post/missouri-department-revenue-director-resigns <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Missouri Department of Revenue is looking for a new Director.</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:17:49 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32132 at http://kbia.org Missouri Department of Revenue director resigns Lawsuit Filed Over Digital Copying Of Conceal Carry Application http://kbia.org/post/lawsuit-filed-over-digital-copying-conceal-carry-application-0 <p>A lawsuit has been filed in the Missouri Bootheel accusing the state of wrongfully requiring digital copies of vital records.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 14:45:19 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29875 at http://kbia.org Lawsuit Filed Over Digital Copying Of Conceal Carry Application