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(emphasis added)Panel to scrutinize nonresident concealed-carry
By Lisa Riley Roche
Deseret Morning News
Published: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007 12:30 a.m. MDT
A legislative committee agreed Tuesday to take another look at how the state handles requests for concealed-weapons permits from outside Utah, including foreign countries.
The state Department of Public Safety already stopped issuing permits to non-U.S. residents earlier this year, citing difficulties in conducting the required criminal background checks on foreign applicants.
At Tuesday's Administrative Rules Review Committee meeting, department officials questioned whether permits should be issued to anyone living outside Utah, even U.S. residents.
I don't like the sound of this. We need to fight this vigorously!