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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A Republican senator has filed a proposal that would allow people to carry guns on the campuses of state colleges and universities.

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Sen. Greg Evers filed the proposal on Thursday. The bill is identical to one filed earlier in the week by Rep. Greg Steube.

The proposal would allow people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns on campus.

It comes after an incident last month at Florida State University in which a gunman shot three people at the campus library before he was killed by police.

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The bills will be considered during the 2015 legislative session.

“The News Service of Florida contributed to this report.”

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