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Prohibited Carry Locations

Law Abiding Citizens Self-Defense Act of 1995



Premises of a publicly-owned building (16-23-240)
{Violation is a felony - $5000 and / or 5 years}


Licensed (on-premises) alcohol premises (16-23-465)
{Violation is a misdemeanor - $2000 and / or 3 years and revocation of CWP}


Private residence without permission (Section 12 of Act 464, 1996)
{Violation is a misdemeanor - $1000 and / or 1 year}


Any place where prohibited by sign (16-11-620)
{Violation - $200 or 30 days}


Any law enforcement office or facility (23-31-215 {M})


Any detention or correctional facility (23-31-215 {M})


Courthouse or courtroom (23-31-215 {M})


Polling place on election day (23-31-215 {M})


Office of or meeting of county council, public school district, city council, special purpose district (23-31-215 {M})


School or college athletic event (23-31-215 {M})


Day care or pre-school facility (23-31-215 {M})


Any place prohibited by federal law (23-31-215 {M})


Church or religious sanctuary (23-31-215 {M})


Hospital, medical clinic, doctor's office, any place medical procedures performed (23-31-215 {M})


NOTE***Violation of any provision of 23-31-215 {M} is a misdemeanor - Not less than $1000 and/or 1 year and permit revoked for 5 years (23-31-215).





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