Utah fine-tunes open carry law
The bill aims to clarify for police that carrying a gun or other dangerous weapon in public is allowed
By Dennis Romboy
Deseret Morning News
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Carrying a holstered gun or toting a rifle would not be grounds for a disorderly conduct or other criminal charges under a proposed law Utah legislators are again considering.
Rep. Paul Ray, R-Clearfield, introduced his latest version of the bill to the Judiciary Interim Committee on Wednesday but said he still needs to make some changes so it "reads a little bit better."
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