Lower House Approves Urgency for Bill Allowing Gun Carrying on Rural Property

The bill should be voted on this Wednesday 21st August 2019. It allows firearms throughout the property, no longer only in the farm residence.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On the evening of Tuesday 20th August 2019, the full Chamber of Deputies approved, by a 331-55 vote, the request for urgent consideration of Senate Bill 3715/19.

This Bill authorizes the carrying of firearms within the limits of any rural property. Today, such possession is limited to the farmhouse, excluding the rest of the property. The debate on the matter should begin on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019.

The vote on the urgency of the bill (PL 3715/19) that authorizes the carrying of a weapon anywhere within the rural property was done by roll . . .

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