Arizona HB 2693 - Guns on School Grounds

LEAP Forward Position:  Oppose

LEAP Forward Position: Oppose

Bill Summary

1. Specifies that a person does not commit misconduct involving weapons for knowingly possessing a loaded or unloaded firearm on school grounds that is carried within a means of transportation and under the control of an adult. (Sec. 1)

Currently, this exception only applies to a firearm that is unloaded (A.R.S. § 13-3102).

A. A person commits misconduct involving weapons by knowingly:

12. Possessing a deadly weapon on school grounds

4 I. Subsection A, paragraph 12 of this section shall not apply to the possession of a:

1. Firearm that is carried within the means of transportation under the control of an adult provided that if the adult leaves the means of transportation the firearm shall not be visible from the outside of the means of transportation and the means of transportation shall be locked.