Posted May 18, 2016 5:00 pm by Comments

By Dean Weingarten

Governor Bentley AL

In Alabama, Governor Robert Bentley signed HB98, which provides for retired veterans who qualify to obtain free pistol permits. The bill was popular with the legislature, passing nearly unanimously. HB98 passed the House 93 to 4 with 3 abstentions. It passed the Senate 30 to 2 with no abstentions on May 3, and was signed into law by Governor Bentley on May 13 . . .

The bill applies to retired military veterans who are non-disability retirees from the Army, Navy, Coast Guard or Marines, or any reserve component thereof. From the HB98(pdf):

24 (b) Any retired military veteran who meets the
25 conditions for issuance of a pistol permit pursuant to Section 1 13A-11-75, Code of Alabama 1975, shall be eligible to obtain
2 the pistol permit without paying a fee for the permit. Upon
3 approval of the pistol permit application, the pistol permit
4 shall be issued by the sheriff of the county in which the
5 veteran resides upon presentation by the retired military
6 veteran of the United States government issued Veteran
7 …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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