Gun Law Changes 2014

LINES of the BILL Revised Code Comments

40-53

109.69(B)(1)

Ohio resident carrying on out of state license with reciprocity agreement is valid

54-68

109.69(B)(2)

Ohio resident carrying on license of a state without a reciprocity agreement has six months after they become a resident to apply for an Ohio CHL

69-80

109.69(B)(3)

Non-residents with license from another state (regardless if reciprocity agreement) are valid if they are “temporarily” in Ohio

81-84

109.69(C)

AG shall publish valid reciprocity agreements

92

109.731(A)(1)

OPOTA no longer responsible for license form, AG is responsible

102-109

109.731(A)(1)

AG shall design form to enable applicants to apply.  Restrictions not in the law cannot be on the form.  AG shall post a printable version of the form on the web and provide the website address. 

110-151

109.731(A)(2)(a) to (d)

OPOTA shall do the following:  Make the license document itself with several requirements, OPOTA shall prescribe procedure by which sheriff shall give each license a unique number, OPOTA shall make the TEL form

211-214

311.41(A)(1)

Sheriff shall contact NICS and “verify that the applicant is eligible lawfully to receive or possess a firearm in the United States”

351-382

311.43

CLEO signoff.  Sheriff shall accept any CLEO form and process in same manner as CHL. 311.42(C).  Sheriff can charge the CHL fee once no matter how many forms are submitted. 

423-426

2923.11(E)

Automatic firearm no longer includes a firearm that can fire more than 31 without reloading.

611-619

2923.125

No person eligible for CHL unless they are eligible to lawfully possess a firearm in the United States.

642-647

2923.125(B)

Out of state resident employed in Ohio can apply for CHL where employed or in adjoining county.

691-692

700

749

2923.125(B)(3)(a)

2923.125(B)(3)(b)(ii)

2923.125(B)(3)(e)

Classes can be taught under auspices of a “national gun advocacy organization” not just NRA. No longer exclusive to NRA instructors

727

2923.125(B)(3)(d)(i)

Proof of retirement from military is proof of CHL training.

758-760

2923.125(B)(3)(g)

Proof of OPOTA 109.79 training is proof of CHL training.

773-778

2923.125(B)(6) to (7)

If non-citizen, must provide alien registration number.  If out of state resident must provide “adequate” proof of employment in Ohio

797-801

2923.125(D)(1)(a)

No longer required to be resident of Ohio for 45 days or county resident for 30 days.

849-853

2923.125(D)(1)(e)

Cannot have been convicted of NICS disqualifying offenses to get CHL – specifically misdemeanor offense for term exceeding one year.

905-923

2923.125(D)(1)(n) to (s)

Cannot have NICS disqualifying conditions (addict, immigrant visa, dishonorable discharge, renounced citizenship and domestic violence) in Ohio or another state and get CHL

992-1001

2923.125(D)(5)

Minor misdemeanors cannot be considered in CHL decisions.

1029-1049

2923.125(F)(b)

Active duty, peace corps, foreign service etc. exempt from requirements during service or six months after but spouse can renew CHL.

1119

2923.125(G)(1)(a)

Class need not have 10 hours in classroom training.

1128

2923.125(G)(1)(e)

Class must have minimum of 2 hours in person on range/live fire.

1138

2923.125(G)(2)(b)

Must have in person demonstration of competence in use, handling, storage and attitude to shoot safely.

1142-1155

2923.125(G)(3)(a)

May have online training on academic points as long as online includes component that regularly engages person. Handling training must be in-person.

1156-1169

2923.125(G)(3)(b)

Written competency exam may be done online.

1679-1680

1936-1937

1966-1968

2923.128(C)

2923.13(A)

2923.13(C)

Sheriff may issue if person has “been relieved [of disability] under operation of law or legal process”  May possess firearm if relieved of disability under operation of law or legal process. “Under operation of law or legal process shall not itself include mere completion, termination, or expiration of a sentence imposed as a result of a criminal conviction”