TALLAHASEE – (CBS4) – Accidentally showing a concealed weapon will no longer be a crime.

As soon as Gov. Rick Scott signs the bill into law, the wind blowing a man’s sport coat and inadvertently revealing a concealed weapon won’t be a third-degree felony as it had been in the past.

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The bill was passed by a vote of 99-17 Wednesday.

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Gun-rights activists said there had been increasing concerns about people getting charged for accidentally showing their legal concealed weapon.

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