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This publication details the requirements of the new law and the process cities must undertake to prohibit handguns in parks they own or operate. A sample resolution is attached.



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Handgun Resolution.pdf (77 kB)
A Resolution to Prohibit Handguns in Public Municipal Parks, Natural Areas, Historic Parks, Nature Trails, Campgrounds, Forests, Greenways, Waterways, or Other Similar Public Places

Schools can use public parks where handguns are permitted.pdf (99 kB)
Tennessee Attorney General declares schools can use parks where handguns are permitted

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