Bill No. CS/CS/HB 517
Amendment No. 989561
Senate House

1Representative Dorworth offered the following:
3     Amendment (with title amendment)
4     Remove lines 26-50 and insert:
5     Section 1.  Subsection (1) of section 790.053, Florida
6Statutes, is amended to read:
7     790.053  Open carrying of weapons.-
8     (1)  Except as otherwise provided by law and in subsection
9(2), it is unlawful for any person to openly carry on or about
10his or her person any firearm or electric weapon or device. It
11is not a violation of this section for a person licensed to
12carry a concealed firearm as provided in s. 790.06(1), and who
13is lawfully carrying a firearm in a concealed manner, to briefly
14and openly display the firearm to the ordinary sight of another
15person, unless the firearm is intentionally displayed in an
16angry or threatening manner, not in necessary self-defense.
17     Section 2.  Paragraph (c) of subsection (5) and subsection
18(12) of section 790.06, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
19     790.06  License to carry concealed weapon or firearm.-
T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T
23     Remove lines 2-5 and insert:
24An act relating to firearms; amending s. 790.053,
25F.S.; providing that a person who is licensed to carry
26a concealed firearm is not in violation of law if the
27firearm is briefly and openly displayed under certain
28circumstances; amending s. 790.06, F.S.; allowing the

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