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If you are a gun-owner in florida without a CCW

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by BradleyScottETC, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. Feb 13, 2012 at 4:01 PM
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    BradleyScottETC

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    Then you should print this out and have a copy of it in your glovebox incase you are ever pulled over and the officer you are dealing with is unfamiliar with the rights of a person possessing a firearm in their vehicle without a CCW license.








    Title XLVI
    CRIMES Chapter 790
    WEAPONS AND FIREARMS


    790.25 Lawful ownership, possession, and use of firearms and other weapons.--
    (1) DECLARATION OF POLICY.--The Legislature finds as a matter of public policy and fact that it is necessary to promote firearms safety and to curb and prevent the use of firearms and other weapons in crime and by incompetent persons without prohibiting the lawful use in defense of life, home, and property, and the use by United States or state military organizations, and as otherwise now authorized by law, including the right to use and own firearms for target practice and marksmanship on target practice ranges or other lawful places, and lawful hunting and other lawful purposes.
    (2) USES NOT AUTHORIZED.--
    (a) This section does not authorize carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, as prohibited by ss. 790.01 and 790.02.
    (b) The protections of this section do not apply to the following:
    1. A person who has been adjudged mentally incompetent, who is addicted to the use of narcotics or any similar drug, or who is a habitual or chronic alcoholic, or a person using weapons or firearms in violation of ss. 790.07-790.115, 790.145-790.19, 790.22-790.24;
    2. Vagrants and other undesirable persons as defined in 1s. 856.02;
    3. A person in or about a place of nuisance as defined in s. 823.05, unless such person is there for law enforcement or some other lawful purpose.
    (3) LAWFUL USES.--The provisions of ss. 790.053 and 790.06 do not apply in the following instances, and, despite such sections, it is lawful for the following persons to own, possess, and lawfully use firearms and other weapons, ammunition, and supplies for lawful purposes:


    (l) A person traveling by private conveyance when the weapon is securely encased or in a public conveyance when the weapon is securely encased and not in the person's manual possession;
    Title XLVI
    CRIMES Chapter 790
    WEAPONS AND FIREARMS


    790.001 Definitions.--As used in this chapter, except where the context otherwise requires:

    (17) "Securely encased" means in a glove compartment, whether or not locked; snapped in a holster; in a gun case, whether or not locked; in a zippered gun case; or in a closed box or container which requires a lid or cover to be opened for access.​
     
  2. Feb 15, 2012 at 3:44 AM
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    I believe that FL is one of the states which has extended castle doctrine to your vechicle, amiright?
     
  3. Feb 15, 2012 at 8:34 AM
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    Yes, but be ready to articulate yourself if the situation happens.
     
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