Senate OKs Online Concealed Carry Applications

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

 The bill passed the Senate on a 37-0 vote. It now goes to the House.


FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- A bill aimed at creating an online application for Kentuckians wanting licenses to carry concealed weapons has been passed by the state Senate.

Republican Sen. Sara Beth Gregory said Wednesday her bill is meant to reduce the backlog as tens of thousands of people submit paper applications for concealed carry licenses. She says the goal is to reduce the waiting time from about two months now to about two weeks with the online version.

The bill passed the Senate on a 37-0 vote. It now goes to the House.

The online process would also be available to renew licenses.

The bill calls for a $70 fee for online applications.

The current paper application process, which would still be available, has a $60 fee. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, no links, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
WBKO 2727 Russellville Road Bowling Green, KY 42101-3976 Phone: 270-781-1313 After Hours Hotline: 270-781-6397 Fax: 270-781-1814
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 248677111 -
Gray Television, Inc.