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Arkansas/New Mexico Reciprocity???????

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by Gary Slider, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. Gary Slider

    Gary Slider

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    Arkansas is reporting that they have signed an agreement with New Mexico.
    http://www.asp.state.ar.us/divisions/rs/rs_chl_law.html
    New Mexico is not reporting this and it is not one of the eighteen states they have listed on the New Mexico site as having informal recognition of.
    http://www.dps.nm.org/lawEnforcement/ccw/index.php

    New Mexico has a bad reputation when it comes to talking to other states. They have been stating on their website for the last 14+ months that they are "reevaluating" the states they honor and nothing has been added or subtracted. I have had 4 or 5 states tell me that New Mexico has not answered inquiries about reciprocity or honoring their permit/license and they can't even get a reply.

    Now Arkansas is stating they have an agreement. I am hoping this is New Mexico coming of age and that they may finally be getting their act together. But until they post that they honor Arkansas I will not add that to Handgunlaw.us. Lets hope this is a sign of more good things to come out of NM and settle a lot of confusion about who they honor and don't.
     
  2. LongGoneDays

    LongGoneDays Misanthropical

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    Maybe they'll add Louisiana now too, closest state going West that doesn't honor my permit. Highly unlikely I'd ever go to that part of the country but ya never know.

    I think Arkansas and Louisiana linked up just around the time I got my permit in 2008.
     


  3. Gary Slider

    Gary Slider

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    AR and NM have signed an agreement. Copy of agreement is attached.
     

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  4. K1500

    K1500

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    Thanks for the update, it will make part of my vacation easier this year.
     
  5. Edmo01

    Edmo01

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    As a holder of an Arkansas CCW permit, this is great news for any travels to the west.

    Edmo
     
  6. Deployment Solu

    Deployment Solu Kydex Crafter

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    I got the e-mail from the Lt who runs AR CHCL section last week. It is official. I don't know why it took so long.
     
  7. gommer

    gommer

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    Is it just me - or does it look like Arkansas signed this thing with Wingdings?
     

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  8. Gary Slider

    Gary Slider

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    gommer, I received the file in .rtf format. I would say that it was converted from another format to rtf and that is what put the wingdings in there. I converted it to .pdf to post it here and the .pdf looks exactly like the .rtf file I received. But have seen those things pop up when a file format is changed.