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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Olympus Racing, Jan 9, 2017.
While I'm googling I figured I'd open a thread too
You can if you are in a vehicle and doing so without intent to detail or delay yourself with Rhode Island.
So it's 100 a ok to drive through RI concealed if your starting point and destination are in MA? Could be your home or a different destination in MA?
Does RI offer out of state permit for someone with existing LTC in another state?
what about ammo?
yes but it's nothing like getting a NH non resident for example. You can find the horror stories on NES and also the RI gun owners forum. RIFOL
First step is finding a town that will actually take your app. Lol
ammo is no issue
posting this response took longer that it did to find this http://www.handgunlaw.us/states/rhodeisland.pdf
Is my MA training valid in RI or do I need to do the same training there?
Yeah if you want an RI leo to laugh at you and then arrest you. (unless transiting under the peacable journey law).
§ 11-47-16 Certification of qualification. – The range officer of the Rhode Island state police, the range officerof any city or town police department maintaining a regular and continuing firearms training program, a pistolinstructor certified by the National Rifle Association and/or the United States Revolver Association, and otherqualified persons as the attorney general may designate are authorized to certify the qualification required by §§11-47-15 and 11-47-15.1. The certification required by §§ 11-47-15 and 11-47-15.1 and § 11-47-15.3 shall beaccomplished on a form to be prescribed by the attorney general.
This isn't really relevant as it applies to LEO's.
RI doesn't require "training" though you do have to show that you can hit a target by qualifying with a caliber equal or greater than what you wish to carry:
Yea I realized that shortly after I posted it. Was going to edit my post for OP to disregard.
You need to be qualified by a RI certified instructor. You don't need to take the class, but you need to shoot the course and have the instructor fill out and sign the form. You also can only carry up to the caliber that you qualify with.
On RIFOL, there are recent posts saying that the AG is now referring out of state applicants to local towns. The towns vary widely in policies and many do not comply with RI state law. Rifol.org/forums has good information on the process. Some people have waited over a year.
As to the OP, you can pass through RI as long as you do not stop. At least that's what the law says. A stop for gas or a bathroom is likely not a problem. I've driven through from Attleboro to New Bedford on 95/195 several times with no problem.
Thank you. I gotta make some phone calls to police departments I guess
Yes, that is correct. Just don't stop in RI for anything other than a traffic light.
Wrong, any NRA Instructor can qualify the person.
There are a lot of threads here about getting a permit from R while being out of state. The search button is your friend.
Look at post 24 here https://www.northeastshooters.com/v...16-RI-non-resident-license?highlight=johnston
Yes, or conceivably something like CT if you happen to be licensed there.
Rather than an opinion, I offer the statute in question (RIGL sec. 11-47-8):
"No person shall, without a license or permit issued as provided in §§ 11-47-11, 11-47-12 and 11-47-18, carry a pistol or revolver in any vehicle or conveyance or on or about his or her person whether visible or concealed, except in his or her dwelling house or place of business or on land possessed by him or her or as provided in §§ 11-47-9 and 11-47-10. The provisions of these sections shall not apply to any person who is the holder of a valid license or permit issued by the licensing authority of another state, or territory of the United States, or political subdivision of the state or territory, allowing him or her to carry a pistol or revolver in any vehicle or conveyance or on or about his or her person whether visible or concealed, provided the person is merely transporting the firearm through the state in a vehicle or other conveyance without any intent on the part of the person to detain him or herself or remain within the state of Rhode Island."
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Reps please??!! Happy to be helping res & non-res with my experience.
Johnston seems to be the friendliest one at the moment.
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