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Governor vetoes Wyoming Repeal Gun Free Zones Act

 

March 16, 2017



WORLAND — Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed on gun rights legislation on Wednesday while vetoing another.

Governor Mead signed Original House Bill 194, School Safety and Security. This law authorizes school districts to adopt rules for concealed carry on school property. The rules must provide an application and approval process, safeguarding and training requirements, and a process for revoking authorization. In an interview during the recent legislative session, Sen. Wyatt Agar (R-Thermopolis) spoke in support of the legislation.

He said, “This is a complete local control issue. I ha...



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