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Permitless concealed in carry WV?

Firearms Iinstuctor

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Some more info.


http://www.gunwatch.blogspot.com/2016/02/wv-constitutional-carry-on-governor.html


The West Virginia Constitutional carry bill, HB 4145, has passed both the House and the Senate by wide, veto proof margins. The House, 68-31, the Senate, 24-9. The bill went to Governor Tomblin on the 26th of February. According to West Virginia law, Governor Tomblin has five days to sign or veto the bill.

Last year, 2015, he did not receive the Constitutional carry bill until the last day of the session. He was able to veto Constitutional carry after the legislature had adjourned, ensuring that his veto would not be overridden.

This year, 2016, Constitutional carry was passed with enough time for a veto override if necessary. If Governor Tomblin signs the bill, it becomes law; if he does nothing, it becomes law after five days. If he vetoes the bill within the five day period, the West Virginia legislature can override his veto with simple majorities in both houses. From wv.us:

Action by the Governor
 

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Fingers crossed and waiting with baited breath that WVA will be the next state to have Constitutional Carry. That would be an eagle feather in that state's bonnet and put pressure on other state governments to do likewise, including particularly the VA General Assembly.

I see this as a growing ground swell - state after state embracing ConCarry. I much prefer this methodology as opposed to an attempt at passing such a federal law.
 
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Wow!!!

Fingers crossed and waiting with baited breath that WVA will be the next state to have Constitutional Carry. That would be an eagle feather in that state's bonnet and put pressure on other state governments to do likewise, including particularly the VA General Assembly.

I see this as a growing ground swell - state after state embracing ConCarry. I much prefer this methodology as opposed to an attempt at passing such a federal law.
I agree and feel the groundswell too,, I also prefer to keep the fed out of constitutional carry rights!

But,,, you wrote "baited" breath, I did that once, Nightmare wrote me a poem to chide me over spelling,
maybe he will write one for you too,,, or, if you like, Ill share mine with you...
 

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I agree and feel the groundswell too,, I also prefer to keep the fed out of constitutional carry rights!

But,,, you wrote "baited" breath, I did that once, Nightmare wrote me a poem to chide me over spelling,
maybe he will write one for you too,,, or, if you like, Ill share mine with you...
Indeed I should have said "bated" breath as a contraction of abated. That said we are in the process of changing the language definitions again.
http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-bai1.htm
 

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HaHa!!!

Indeed I should have said "bated" breath as a contraction of abated. That said we are in the process of changing the language definitions again.
http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-bai1.htm
Well, I wont give you anymore flack about that,
But I might charge Nightmare with plagiarizing an old poem,,, just for me... shown below

For those who know the older spelling or who stop to consider the matter,baited breath evokes an incongruous image; Geoffrey Taylor humorously (and consciously) captured it in verse in his poem Cruel Clever Cat:

"Defender"
Sally, having swallowed cheese,Directs down holes the scented breeze,
Enticing thus with baited breath
Nice mice to an untimely death.

[I’m indebted to Rainer Thonnes for telling me about this little ditty, which appears in an anthology called Catscript, edited by Marie Angel. However, it was first published in 1933 in a limited edit
 

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I will be a happy camper if it passes. I was quite disheartened when the governor vetoed it last year.
If anyone is interested in the public hearing of the bill it can be found here:
https://youtu.be/lIL3v-MSiRM

I am particularly grateful of all the WVCDL members who attended and took the time to speak.
 

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I believe today is the day for the governor to poop or get off the pot. Personally, I hope he just does.... nothing. Then it becomes law automatically.

Good luck WV!
 

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1.So what is the process in West Virginia for a veto override?

2.When does it take place?

3.How long is the process?

4.What time frame do they have to get it done by?

5.And when they override the veto, when does the law take effect?

Thanks
 

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Here's some more info on the over ride


http://www.gunwatch.blogspot.com/2016/03/wv-governor-tomblin-vetoes.html

The West Virginia legislature can override his veto with simple majorities in both houses. From wv.us:

Action by the Governor

After a bill passes both chambers in the same form, it is sent to the governor. While the Legislature is in session, the governor has five days to approve or veto a bill he or she receives. After the Legislature adjourns, the governor has 15 days to act on most bills. However, the budget bill and supplemental appropriations bills must be acted upon by the governor within five days regardless of when they are received. If the governor does not act within these time limits, bills automatically become law without his or her signature.

Overriding a Veto

If the Legislature is still in session when the governor vetoes a bill, a simple majority vote of the members of both legislative bodies is necessary to override the veto. In cases when a budget bill or supplemental appropriation bill is vetoed, a two-thirds vote of the members of both houses is needed to override the veto.

The West Virgina Legislature has until 12 March to override Governor Tomblin's veto. That is six working days from now. The bill passed with overwhelming support. 68-31 in the House, 24-9 in the Senate. Now we will see if the legislators really meant it when they voteed for Constitutional carry.
 

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Here's some more info on the over ride


http://www.gunwatch.blogspot.com/2016/03/wv-governor-tomblin-vetoes.html

The West Virginia legislature can override his veto with simple majorities in both houses. From wv.us:

Action by the Governor

After a bill passes both chambers in the same form, it is sent to the governor. While the Legislature is in session, the governor has five days to approve or veto a bill he or she receives. After the Legislature adjourns, the governor has 15 days to act on most bills. However, the budget bill and supplemental appropriations bills must be acted upon by the governor within five days regardless of when they are received. If the governor does not act within these time limits, bills automatically become law without his or her signature.

Overriding a Veto

If the Legislature is still in session when the governor vetoes a bill, a simple majority vote of the members of both legislative bodies is necessary to override the veto. In cases when a budget bill or supplemental appropriation bill is vetoed, a two-thirds vote of the members of both houses is needed to override the veto.

The West Virgina Legislature has until 12 March to override Governor Tomblin's veto. That is six working days from now. The bill passed with overwhelming support. 68-31 in the House, 24-9 in the Senate. Now we will see if the legislators really meant it when they voteed for Constitutional carry.
Thanks for the info and good luck to West Virginia!
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Go West Virginia

House overrides Tomblin veto, WV moves toward permitless concealed guns

The state Senate will likely follow suit on Saturday morning.

“We’ll plan on addressing that tomorrow,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, said. “Those who have voted for the bill have expressed a desire to stick with their votes to move forward on a veto override.”

The bill (HB 4145) originally passed the Senate 24-9. It takes only a simple majority to override a veto.

The bill would take effect in late May.

http://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/2...eto-wv-moves-toward-permitless-concealed-guns
 
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WV senate over rides veto. consituional carry comes to WV


http://www.gunwatch.blogspot.com/201...-governor.html

The West Virginia legislature did not waste any time in overriding Governor Tomblin's veto of HB 4145, also known as "Constitutional carry" or permitless carry. Governor Tomblin vetoed a similar bill in 2015, but the veto occurred after the legislature had adjourned, making a veto override difficult.

This year, the Constitutional carry bill was passed early enough for the legislature to vote on a veto override if necessary. Governor Tomblin received the Constitutional carry bill on 26 February. He waited to the last possible day to veto it, 3 March. The House of Delegates overrode his veto on 4 March, and the Senate completed the override on 5 March. From state.wv.us
 

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WVA passes Constitutional Carry

Congratulations West Virginia and thanks to all for your hard work.

Sound the trumpets and roll the drums - the march continues!
 
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