Louisiana gun permit leakers to get jail time, steep fines…

Bill: HB8 (PDF) HB98 (PDF)

Sponsored by Rep. Thompson, and signed into law in 2013 by Gov. Bobby Jindal, HB8 and HB98 (Public Acts No. 401 and 402) prohibit the release, dissemination, or publishing of information with respect to concealed handgun permit applications. Any person who intentionally releases or makes public any information contained in an application for a concealed handgun permit, or any information regarding the identity of any person who applied for or received a concealed handgun permit, faces a $10,000 fine and up to six months in prison.

Also: “Jindal Signs Legislation Making Publishing Gun Records A Crime”

“Louisiana criminalizes publishing gun permit information”

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