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Are there places I can’t carry my gun?

Please review the following statutory provisions:

TITLE 21 § 1290.22  -   BUSINESS OWNER’S RIGHTS

A.    Except as provided in subsection B of this section, nothing contained in any provision of the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act, … shall be construed to limit, restrict or prohibit in any manner the existing rights of any person, property owner, tenant, employer, or business entity to control the possession of weapons on any property owned or controlled by the person or business entity.

B.    No person, property owner, tenant, employer, or business entity shall be permitted to establish any policy or rule that has the effect of prohibiting any person, except a convicted felon, from transporting and storing firearms in a locked vehicle on any property set aside for any vehicle.

TITLE 21 § 1277  - UNLAWFUL CARRY IN CERTAIN PLACES

A.     It shall be unlawful for any person in possession of a valid handgun license issued pursuant to the provisions of the Oklahoma Self‑Defense Act to carry any concealed or unconcealed handgun into any of the following places:

  1.   Any structure, building, or office space which is owned or leased by a city, town, county, state, or federal governmental authority for the purpose of conducting business with the public;
  2.   Any meeting of any city, town, county, state or federal officials, school board members, legislative members, or any other elected or appointed officials;
  3.   Any prison, jail, detention facility or any facility used to process, hold, or house arrested persons, prisoners or persons alleged delinquent or adjudicated delinquent;
  4.   Any elementary or secondary school;
  5.   Any sports arena during a professional sporting event;
  6.   Any place where pari‑mutuel wagering is authorized by law; and
  7.   Any other place specifically prohibited by law.

B.     For purposes of paragraphs 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 of subsection A of this section, the prohibited place does not include and specifically excludes the following property:

  1.    Any property set aside for the use or parking of any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, by a city, town, county, state, or federal governmental authority,
  2.    Any property set aside for the use or parking of any vehicle, whether attended or unattended, by any entity offering any professional sporting event which is open to the public for  admission, or by any entity engaged in pari-mutuel wagering authorized by law,
  3.    Any property adjacent to a structure, building, or office space in which concealed or unconcealed weapons are prohibited by the provisions of this section, and
  4.    Any property designated by a city, town, county, or state, governmental authority as a park, recreational area, or fairgrounds; provided nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to authorize any entry by a person in possession of a concealed or unconcealed handgun into any structure, building, or office space which is specifically prohibited by the  provisions of subsection A of this section.

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