TOPEKA – (July 24, 2020) – The attorney general’s office received more than 3,100 new applications for concealed carry licenses in the recently ended 2020 fiscal year, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today.Between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020, the Concealed Carry Licensing Unit received 3,193 new applications. This was the lowest number of applications received in a fiscal year since the licensing program began in 2006. A legislative change in 2015 allows eligible Kansans to carry concealed without a license.While the number of new applications has waned, most Kansans who already have permits are choosing to keep their licenses active. The Concealed Carry Licensing Unit received 12,735 renewal applications during the 2020 fiscal...
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AG Derek Schmidt: Concealed carry applications drop to 3,100 in 2020 fiscal year