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City officials are considering new regulations on bringing firearms into city hall and other municipal buildings, Mayor Rick Kaysen said.
“That’s a possibility; nothing has been decided,” he said last week in response to a question about the city’s plans for increasing security.
Kaysen said the change isn’t a reaction to the recent Sandy Hook Elementary shootings in Connecticut, but it has been an ongoing discussion influenced by the number of shootings that have happened at schools, government meetings and courthouses nationwide.
New regulations could help clear up the gray areas in the law, he said this week. For instance, state law prohibits concealed weapons during government meetings, but does not prohibit open carry of firearms, he said.
It also means concealed weapons are prohibited in one area of a building but not in another.
Kaysen said it is part of a larger discussion about improving building safety. Other options being discussed include uniformed or plain-clothes officers or detection equipment. A uniformed officer already attends all Cheyenne City Council meetings.
“We still want to see ourselves as open to the public … and that’s very important,” the mayor said.
The city does not have any laws on the books that provide more stringent regulations than state statutes provide for carrying concealed weapons, he said. While that might change for the city, it’s not likely to change for the county.
Laramie County Commission Chairman Troy Thompson said the county is not considering similar changes. The issue has come up in the past, he said, but there has “never been formal discussion or a plan to move that way,” he said.
He didn’t rule out the possibility that it could come up, given the heated debate at the national level, but he said he would not support such a ban.
Thompson, who has a concealed-carry permit, declined to say whether he carries a firearm at the courthouse. He said it’s a personal question, and he would rather not have people know.
Implementing security measures requires a balance, Kaysen said.
“We want to have our public facilities be welcoming, hospitable areas, but we have to be cognizant that there is a possibility,” he said.
Kaysen said Cheyenne is not alone in considering new regulations.
“We are looking at that, as well as other municipalities are across our state,” he said.
George Parks, executive director of the Wyoming Association of Municipalities, said he has fielded questions from a couple of communities about firearms regulations, and he expects it will continue.
“The subject’s not going to go away,” Parks said.
Parks said what action local governments can take depends on what the state Legislature does. He said there are already several gun control bills proposed in the current general session, and he anticipates more will be filed. At least one of those proposals would eliminate the authority local governments have to enact restrictions.
State law generally prohibits local governments from enacting gun control regulations stricter than state statute, but it does allow laws that “regulate, prevent or suppress riots, disturbances, disorderly assemblies or parades, or any other conduct which disturbs or jeopardizes the public health, safety, peace or morality, in any public or private place.”
That language was used by Casper a little more than a year ago to pass a controversial ordinance enhancing gun control measures during city meetings.
The ordinance made it illegal “for any person not being a law enforcement officer to wear, carry into or have in their possession any deadly weapon in or at any meeting of the city.”
The law will be repealed if the state Legislature allows open carry of loaded firearms in its legislative chambers.
Some legislators are looking to eliminate the language in state law that gives local governments authority to approve such measures.
House Bill 103 would prohibit stricter gun control laws from being enacted and would repeal all existing laws.
It also gives anyone adversely impacted by such a regulation n or who would be adversely impacted if he or she entered the jurisdiction n a chance to file suit in district court to seek damages.
Kaysen said the city is considering the possible local changes in parallel with the Legislature so that nothing is approved that is contrary to state law.
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