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Unformatted text preview: (continued on next page) 18 An amendment to Texas’s CCW law, effective Sept. 1, 2007, allows residents to carry concealed
firearms without a permit when they are traveling in a private vehicle, and on their person when traveling to
and from their premises and their vehicle. Tex. Penal Code § 46.02. Firearms in vehicles must be hidden
from plain view. Id. 207 © Legal Community Against Violence 2008 “May Issue” States (continued from previous page)
District of Columbia19
D.C. Code Ann. §§ 22-4502.01 – 22-4506
Haw. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 134-9
Iowa Code §§ 724.4, 724.4B, 724.7 – 724.13
Md. Code Ann., Pub. Safety §§ 5-301 – 5-314
Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 140, §§ 131, 131C, 131P;
ch. 269, § 10
N.J. Stat. Ann. §§ 2C:58-3, 2C:58-4, 2C:39-5
N.Y. Penal Law §§ 400.00, 265.01, 265.20
R.I. Gen. Laws §§ 11-47-8 – 11-47-18
Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 6-8-104
No Permit Required
Vermont Alaska Stat. § 11.61.220(a)
Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 13, §§ 4004, 4016 States that Require a Showing of Good Cause for Issuance of a Concealed Weapons Permit
District of Columbia
Rhode Island 19 Note that in 2007, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down the District
of Columbia’s strict laws banning most handgun possession in the District, prohibiting the carrying of
pistols without a license, and requiring lawfully owned firearms to be kept unloaded and disassembled or
bound by a trigger lock or similar device. Parker v. District of Columbia, 478 F.3d 370 (D.C. Cir. 2007).
The court held that the laws violate the Second Amendment, interpreting the Amendment to protect an
individual right to keep and bear firearms unrelated to service in the militia. The U.S. Supreme Court
granted certiorari on the following question: Whether the challenged provisions violate the Second
Amendment rights of indi...
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