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News from our site’s archive with any reference to Maine. Stories about concealed carry, law changes, and permit reciprocity in the state of Maine.
As previously reported, a change to Maine’s law allows that they will honor any resident permit from any state where that state also honor’s the Maine permit. With that said Florida has begun to honor the Maine resident permit and thus Maine now honor’s the Florida resident permit.
As previously reported, Maine passed a new law in 2015 that granted reciprocity to any resident permit from a state that also honors the Maine permit. New Hampshire has moved forward with recognizing the Maine permit and so naturally in turn Maine will honor the New Hampshire permit.
We have been informed that Maine and Pennsylvania will no longer honor each other’s concealed carry permits. You may recall that recently Maine had two new laws go into effect that instituted constitutional carry in the state and extended reciprocity to any out of state permit whose state also honored Maine’s permit.
This law allows that all residents of Maine who are not otherwise prohibited by law from possessing a firearm may carry concealed without obtaining a Concealed handgun Permit (CHP). The law still allows that those who travel outside of the state can obtain a permit so they will have the same reciprocity as is already […]
On June 5th, 2015 Legislative Document 868 was signed into law by Governor Paul LePage of Maine. Described as “An Act To Remove Limitations on Reciprocity for Concealed Handguns Permits” the change removes the power from the state police to enter into reciprocity agreements and instead forces Maine to recognize any resident permit from any […]