If I recall correctly last time I checked around 2012, GA law stated that you couldn't carry a hand gun in a caliber larger than .45. Has that changed? I can't find a reference to a limit anymore.
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Rule 509-4-.01 Weapons
(1) No person licensed by the board to carry a firearm shall carry any firearm which is not in operable condition and capable of firing live ammunition, and when carrying such a weapon, the licensee shall have on his person live ammunition capable of being fired in the weapon which he carries.
(2) No person licensed or registered by the board to provide security services shall carry a firearm while performing services for a private security agency or in-house security agency except while providing actual security services or while going directly to and from work (no stopovers allowed enroute to or from work). Under no condition will a licensee, registrant or any other employee or agent of a licensee carry any sort of firearm or have anyone accompanying them who is carrying a firearm while soliciting new or prospective clients.
(3) The issuance of an exposed weapons permit shall authorize the holder of such permit to carry a revolver of no greater caliber than a .357, or to carry a semi-automatic handgun of no greater caliber than a .45. The applicant for a weapon permit must submit proof of range and classroom training for the caliber weapon carried. All classroom training must be conducted using curriculum approved by the Board.
(a) The holder of a weapons permit may be authorized to carry a shotgun upon request in writing to the board. Such request shall include supporting justification and reasons for the need to use such weapon;
(b) The holder of a weapons permit who has been authorized to carry a shotgun must submit proof of two hours of classroom instruction within the past two years to include mechanics of the shotgun, components of the shot-shell, penetration power of the shotgun and safe handling of the shotgun.
(4) The issuance of a concealed weapons permit shall authorize the holder of such permit to carry a revolver of no greater caliber than a .357, or to carry a semi-automatic handgun of no greater caliber than a .45. The holder of a concealed weapon permit must submit proof of firing range score for the caliber weapon carried.
(5) The holder of any weapon permit issued by the board must qualify annually with the weapon carried or assigned. Proof of range scores must be retained by the license holder or agency.