Governor Chris Sununu signed SB12 “Constitutional Carry” into law today during a ceremony in the Executive Council Chambers. The Governor was joined at the bill signing by House Majority Leader Richard “Dick” Hinch along with other sponsors of the bill and members of the public. The newly enacted law removes the licensing requirement for individuals to carry a concealed firearm. When the bill passed the House, Representative Hinch praised it saying “Republicans were proud to lead the fight for the passage of this important and long overdue bill. Law abiding gun owners deserve that their rights be fully upheld and this bill reverses current law creating unnecessary barriers.”
Following today’s bill signing by the Governor, Majority Leader Hinch said “We were proud to work with our colleagues in the Senate to get this bill to the Governors desk. New Hampshire is excited to stand with our neighbors Maine and Vermont as a Constitutional Carry state”.
A recent poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center highlights positive approval ratings from residents on the job that the Legislature is doing. The poll of 489 individuals showed that 47% of those surveyed view the Legislature positively.
Read the full results of the Granite State Poll here: NH Residents Positive About Sununu, Legislature, State Outlook
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CONCORD – House Majority Leader Richard “Dick” Hinch (R-Merrimack) offered the following statement relative to passage of SB12, repealing the licensing requirement for carrying a concealed pistol or revolver. “Republicans were proud to lead the fight for the passage of this important and long overdue bill. Law abiding gun owners deserve that their rights be fully upheld and this bill reverses current law creating unnecessary barriers. We look forward to having Governor Sununu sign this bill and for New Hampshire to join our neighbors, Maine and Vermont, as a Constitutional Carry state.”