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Unformatted text preview: e Cleveland and Columbus ordinances predate the Ohio concealed carry law. Ohio Rev.
Code Ann. §§ 2923.11 – 2923.1213. Likewise, the Omaha ordinance was in effect before Nebraska
enacted its concealed carry law. Neb. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§ 28-1202, 69-2427 – 2447.
Ohio state law prohibits the knowing carrying of a firearm concealed on the person or ready at hand
without a permit. Enhanced penalties apply in cases where the firearm is loaded, or for which the offender
has ammunition “ready at hand.”
Id. 212 © Legal Community Against Violence 2008 Hartford: Hartford prohibits any person from possessing a handgun without a local
permit, except in his or her dwelling house or place of business. Permit applicants must
complete a firing range safety and qualifications test.
New York City: New York City prohibits the carrying of a loaded rifle or shotgun in
public within the city limits. Unloaded rifles or shotguns carried in public within the city
limits must be completely enclosed or contained in a non-transparent carrying case. With
limited exceptions, state-issued licenses to carry concealed weapons are not valid in New
York City.26 The city issues five basic types of handgun licenses: (1) a “premises
license” which allows possession of a handgun in a specific business or residence; (2) a
“carry business license” which allows the holder to carry a concealed handgun; (3) a
“limited carry business license” which allows the holder to carry a handgun to and from
specific locations at specific times; (4) a “carry guard license/gun custodian license”
which allows the holder to carry a handgun while engaged in work as a security guard or
gun custodian; and (5) a “special license” which allows the holder of a state permit to
carry a handgun while in New York City and/or while engaged in work as a security
guard or gun custodian in New York City.27 Licenses to carry a handgun are issued for
maximum terms of three years, for a fee of $340.
Omaha: Omaha prohibits any person except law enforcement from “purposely or
knowingly” carrying a concealed firearm. Omaha also...
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