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Tennessee’s Gun-Free Workplaces Must Heed New Notice Requirements

Tennessee generally allows employers to prohibit employees and other individuals from possessing weapons on properties owned or operated by employers. The primary exception to this general rule concerns individuals with...more

Texas Open Carry Law: FAQs for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

As of January 1, 2016, concealed license holders in Texas can now legally carry their handguns visibly in hip or shoulder holsters. This comes at a time when violence in hospitals and healthcare facilities is on the rise....more

HIPAA Privacy Rule Amended To Permit Reporting of Firearm Background Check Information

The January 6, 2016 Federal Register included a final rule (“Final Rule”) amending the HIPAA Privacy Rule to expressly permit certain “covered entities” to disclose to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System...more

NC Legislative Update for July 2015 #4

This Week - It has been two weeks since conferees were appointed and the status of the State’s biennial budget remains uncertain. While some informal negotiations have occurred, there has been no indication that...more

Open-Carriers Pose a Threat to Restaurants with Liquor Licenses

Regardless of their personal stance on any hot-button social issue, most business owners do not want their place of business to be the focus of demonstrations on that issue – wisely so, because rarely does being the focus of...more

Legal Alert: Tennessee Governor May Be Open To New Protections For Employee Gun Ownership

The Nashville Post recently reported that Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam may be open to legislative efforts to include additional protections for employee gun owners in 2014. ...more

Burr Alert: Guns-To-Work Bill Passed In Alabama

On May 21, 2013, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed legislation that will expand Alabama gun rights in a number of ways. Most significantly, SB286 allows employees to store firearms in their personal vehicles in...more

Alabama Firearm Act Gives Right of Action Against Employer

Alabama has become the most recent state to adopt a “bring your gun to work law,” with Governor Robert Bentley signing a firearms-related bill into law on May 22, 2013. The law takes effect August 1, 2013. The law will impact...more

New Gun Law Passes in Tennessee

On Thursday, March 14, 2013, Governor Bill Haslam signed a new gun law for our state, which will go into effect on July 1....more

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 2-22-13

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House is a weekly update that provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. If you would like more specific information regarding an item in this newsletter...more

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