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Under Kansas law, a person may transport a loaded firearm in a vehicle without any permit required, regardless of whether the loaded firearm is stored in a container or transported in plain view.1 Since July 1, 2014, Kansas has prohibited a city or county from enforcing local laws regulating the transportation of a firearm in a vehicle.2

No employer may prohibit possession of a handgun in a private vehicle, even if parked on the employer’s premises.3


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  1. See Op. Att’y Gen. No. 2014-14 (2014).[]
  2. K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 12-16.[]
  3. K.S.A§ 75-7c10(b)(2).[]