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Firearms at K-12 Schools

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Summary for Firearms at K-12 Schools

Alabama:   Subject to policy enforcement by local school boards.
Alaska:   Alaska permittee must unload and encase gun.
Arizona:   Permittees may have unloaded handguns in vehicles only.
Arkansas:   Arkansas permittee w/loaded handgun lawful in car only.
California:   Firearms must be unloaded and in locked cases within a vehicle.
Colorado:   Firearms permitted in vehicle only and when vehicle is not occupied the firearm must be within a compartment and the vehicle must be locked
Connecticut:   Firearms prohibited even in vehicles
Delaware:   With valid permit, loaded handgun is lawful in the vehicle only
District of Columbia:   Prohibited by law even in a vehicle.
Florida:   Prohibited by most districts
Georgia:   Those with Georgia permits may have loaded handguns in vehicles only.
Hawaii:   Lawful in vehicle with Hawaii permit.
Idaho:   Idaho permittee may have a loaded handgun in the vehicle only
Illinois:   Permittee may have loaded handgun in vehicle.
Indiana:   Loaded handgun in vehicle only and only with Indiana permit.
Iowa:   Unloaded handgun may be stowed in locked container of passenger compartment or truck of vehicle only.
Kansas:   Kansas permittee with loaded handgun lawful in vehicle only.
Kentucky:   Those with a KY permit may have a loaded handgun in the vehicle only.
Louisiana:   Louisiana permittee may have a loaded handgun in the vehicle only.
Maine:   Firearm possession fully prohibited
Maryland:   Prohibited
Massachusetts:   Prohibited
Michigan:   Loaded handgun in vehicle only lawful for Michigan permittees
Minnesota:   Ok to keep loaded handgun in trunk or rear storage area of vehicle if you have a recognized permit.
Mississippi:   Mississippi permit holder who is a non-student may have loaded handgun in vehicle only.
Missouri:   Loaded handguns in vehicles only lawful for Missouri permittees
Montana:   Montana permittee with loaded handgun in vehicle only is lawful but localities have power to regulate this further.
Nebraska:   Nebraska permittee may have a loaded handgun in the vehicle only
Nevada:   You may not have a firearm (not even in a vehicle) absent written permission from authorities.
New Hampshire:   New Hampshire permittee may have loaded gun in vehicle only.
New Jersey:   Prohibited
New Mexico:   NM permittees may have a loaded handgun in the vehicle only.
New York:   Prohibited
North Carolina:   NC permit holder may have loaded handgun in vehicle only. Private schools may still prohibit all firearm possession.
North Dakota:   ND permittee with loaded handgun lawful in vehicle only and some localities may have more restrictive policies
Ohio:   As a licensee, you may have a concealed handgun in a school safety zone if you leave the handgun in the motor vehicle, the handgun does not leave the vehicle and, if you leave the vehicle, you lock the vehicle
Oklahoma:   OK Permittees may have loaded handguns in the vehicle only.
Oregon:   Loaded handguns allowed in vehicles ONLY if you have an Oregon permit.
Pennsylvania:   PA prohibits possession of a firearm (including handguns and long guns) “in the buildings of, on the grounds of, or in any conveyance providing transportation to or from any school grounds except universities.
Rhode Island:   RI permittees may have loaded handgun in vehicle only.
South Carolina:   SC permitee may have loaded handgun secured in closed glove compartment console or trunk.
South Dakota:   Prohibited
Tennessee:   TN permittee may carry loaded handgun in vehicle only
Texas:   Permittees allowed to have handgun in vehicle.
Utah:   No restrictions for permittees
Vermont:   Unloaded firearms in locked cases in vehicles only.
Virginia:   VA permittee with loaded handgun in vehicle only. If you leave the vehicle the firearm must be unloaded and cased.
Washington:   Washington permittee with handgun is lawful when picking up or dropping off a student
West Virginia:   WV permittee with loaded handgun in vehicle ONLY lawful; permittee must be at least 21 and lock gun in secure compartment when car is unoccupied.
Wisconsin:   Wisconsin permittee must unload and encase gun
Wyoming:   In vehicle is lawful for WY permittees only
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