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June 1, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-01

Duration: 00:02:22

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | Concealed carry | Concealed weapons | Universities and colleges


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Wooten, Ernest Speaker
  • Honore, Dalton Speaker
  • Bishop, Wesley Speaker
  • Duty, Wade Speaker
  • McVea, Thomas Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 1, 2011, features testimony before the House Criminal Justice Committee, including: State Representative Ernest Wooten on his bill allowing concealed weapons on college campuses; State Representative Wesley Bishop on his bill allowing anyone illegally carrying a concealed weapon to be charged with a felony if they have a prior offense; and State Representative Thomas McVea on his bill eliminating the weapons re-training requirement for individuals renewing their concealed weapons permits. Host: Shauna Sanford