Kansas bill to recognize other states' gun permits advances
February 11, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A House committee has advanced a bill to expand Kansas' recognition of other states' concealed carry permits.
The bill is backed by Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt, who said in a hearing last month that the bill would help the state maintain reciprocity agreements with other states so that Kansans can carry concealed firearms elsewhere.
The House Federal and State Affairs Committee on Wednesday voted 14-5 to advance the bill to the full House for a vote.
Schmidt said that when Kansas lawmakers passed a law in 2015 allowing residents to carry concealed firea...