By Kristi Reed
With the effective date of the Georgia Safe Carry Protection Act less than two months away, Buford city officials voted Monday night to begin putting plans in place for security and screenings at public meetings.
House Bill 60 will allow licensed weapon holders to carry firearms into government buildings unless there are security checkpoints or metal detectors. The Buford City Commission's May 5 vote will authorize staff to develop the screening procedures necessary to comply with the law.
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