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     22-14-24.   Exceptions to penalty for possession in a county courthouse or state capitol. The provisions of § 22-14-23 do not apply to:
             (1)      The lawful performance of official duties by an officer, agent, or employee of the United States, the state, political subdivision thereof, or a municipality, who is authorized by law to engage in or supervise the prevention, detection, investigation, or prosecution of any violation of law or who is an officer of the court;
             (2)      The possession of a firearm or other dangerous weapon by a judge or magistrate;
             (3)      The possession of a firearm or other dangerous weapon by a federal or state official or by a member of the armed services, if such possession is authorized by law;
             (4)      The possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol by a qualified law enforcement officer or a qualified retired law enforcement officer in accordance with the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004, 18 U.S.C. § 926B-C;
             (5)      The possession of a concealed pistol anywhere in the state capitol, other than in the Supreme Court chamber or other access-controlled private office under the supervision of security personnel, by any person not otherwise referenced in this section, provided:
             (a)      The person possessing the concealed pistol holds an enhanced permit issued in accordance with § 23-7-53;
             (b)      At least twenty-four hours prior to initially entering the state capitol with a concealed pistol, the person notifies the superintendent of the Division of Highway Patrol, orally or in writing, that the person intends to possess a concealed pistol in the state capitol;
             (c)      The notification required by this subdivision includes the date on which or the range of dates during which the person intends to possess a concealed pistol in the state capitol, provided the range of dates may not exceed thirty consecutive days; and
             (d)      The notification required by the subdivision may be renewed, as necessary and without limit; and
             (6)      The lawful carrying of a firearm or other dangerous weapon in a county courthouse incident to a hunter safety or a gun safety course or for any other lawful purposes.

Source: SL 1993, ch 173, § 3; SL 2019, ch 106, § 3.


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