Reference is to Printer's Date 5/3012-H.
Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding the following appropriately numbered SECTIONS:
/SECTION __. Section 16-23-20(9)(a) of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 28 of 2007, is further amended to read:
"(a) secured in a closed glove compartment, closed console, closed trunk, or in a closed container secured by an integral fastener and transported in the luggage compartment of the vehicle; however, this item is not violated if the glove compartment, console, or trunk is opened in the presence of a law enforcement officer for the sole purpose of retrieving a driver's license, registration, or proof of insurance. If the person has been issued a concealed weapons permit pursuant to Article 4, Chapter 31, Title 23, then the person also may secure his weapon under a seat in a vehicle, or in any open or closed storage compartment within the vehicle's passenger compartment; or "
SECTION __. Section 16-23-10(10) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 294 of 2004, is amended to read:
compartment' means the trunk of a motor vehicle which has a
trunk; however, with respect to a motor vehicle which does not
have a trunk, the term 'luggage compartment' refers to the area
of the motor vehicle in which the manufacturer designed that
luggage be carried or to the area of the motor vehicle in which
luggage is customarily carried. In a station wagon, van,
hatchback vehicle, truck, or sport utility vehicle, the
term 'luggage compartment' refers to the area behind
but not under, the rearmost seat. In a truck,
the term 'luggage compartment' refers to the area behind the
rearmost seat, but not under the front seat."
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.