Moments ago, The GA State Senate passed a motion to agree to the House Substitute to SB 319 with a vote of 34 to 22. SB 319, otherwise known as the Georgia Constitutional Carry Act of 2021 now moves to the governor for signature. Governor Brian Kemp tweeted the following statement:
I look forward to signing the Georgia Constitutional Carry Act of 2021 into law soon and fulfilling another promise I made to the voters of this state. https://t.co/MmIPrR6uw5
— Governor Brian P. Kemp (@GovKemp) April 1, 2022
With his signature, Georgia will become the 25th state in the nation to remove the permit requirements for law-abiding citizens to carry a firearm for their personal protection. Kemp is expected to sign the bill quickly making SB 319 effective immediately upon signature.