|Bill to extend carry and conceal privileges moves|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — A Florida House committee has approved a bill that would extend carry-and-conceal privileges to all Florida gun owners when a state of emergency is declared, regardless of whether or not they have been issued a permit.
The legislation is designed to allow citizens to take their firearms with them when forced to leave their homes due to hurricanes or other evacuation-related emergencies. The Governor must declare a state of emergency for the provision to be activated.
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