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June 12, 2017   Digest | Chancellor shares implementation guidelines for ‘campus…

Chancellor shares implementation guidelines for ‘campus carry’ legislation

June 12, 2017

University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley recently shared implementation guidelines for House Bill 280, commonly known as the "campus carry" legislation, which takes effect July 1, 2017. The implementation guidelines must be followed on all university system campuses, including the University of Georgia, beginning July 1.

House Bill 280 will allow anyone who is properly licensed in the state of Georgia to carry a handgun in a concealed manner on property owned or leased by public colleges and universities, with some exceptions. Other types of weapons continue to be prohibited on university property, with certain exceptions.

It is the responsibility of license-holders who wish to carry a concealed handgun to familiarize themselves with the law's requirements. Additional information, including answers to some frequently asked questions, is available at


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