The Concealed Pistol Licensing Review Board (“Board” or “CPLRB”) reviews appeals of denials of an application or renewal application for a concealed pistol license (“CPL”) issued by the Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department (“Chief”). The CPLRB also reviews appeals of CPL revocations and suspensions. D.C. Code § 7-2509.01 et seq.; 1 DCMR Chapter 12.
Beginning October 1, 2023, any appeal or motion for reconsideration pending before the Concealed Pistol Licensing Review Board (“CPLRB”) will be transferred to the Office of Administrative Hearings (“OAH”) for adjudication and re-docketing in accordance with OAH Procedures, pursuant to the Office of Administrative Hearings Jurisdiction Emergency Amendment Act of 2023, effective June 27, 2023 (D.C. Act 25-138; 70 DCR 9069). During this transition, times for adjudicating pending and new appeals may be longer than usual.