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Old 02-21-2017, 10:35 PM
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Default Education Note: effective dates of laws

According to the constitution, most laws become effective Jan 1 after the Governor signs the bills or allows them to become law without his signature.

For most bills, if Jerry signs them in 2017, they go into effect
Jan 1, 2018.

That's the default. Please don't post "when will this law take effect?" Unless you read the bill and find a different date in the bill text itself, assume the default.
[Carol Ann voice]The Legislature is baaa-ack .... [/Carol Ann voice]

There is no value at all complaining or analyzing or reading tea leaves to decide what these bills really mean or actually do; any bill with a chance to pass will be bad for gun owners.

The details only count after the Governor signs the bills.

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