Funding and concealed carry bills could have an impact on schools

POWELL — Two bills that would further the cause of eliminating schools as gun free zones, Senate File 86 and House Bill 125, passed their respective committees of the whole Friday to stay alive in the quick legislative session.

If they are made into law, they would provide funding for schools to implement concealed carry programs for staff if the school so chooses (SF 86) and repeal gun free zones (HB 125).

Both bills are co-sponsored by Rep. Rachel Rodriguez-Williams (R-Cody).

SF 86, school safety and security funding, proposes allocating $100,000 a year from the school foundation program and...

 

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