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Monthly Archives: February 2014

IOWA: SUPPRESSOR OWNERSHIP BILL PASSES HOUSE

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This morning, the Iowa House of Representatives took a major step forward on critical suppressor legislation when it voted to pass House File 2381 by an 83-16 vote. Formerly known as HF 384, the legislation was introduced by State Rep. Matt Windschitl, (R-Missouri Valley). If enacted, HF 2381 would legalize the possession and ownership of firearm suppressors […]

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IOWA: SUPPRESSOR LEGALITY BILL SCHEDULED FOR HOUSE FLOOR VOTE TODAY

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House File 2381, formerly known as HF 384, is scheduled to for a vote on the Iowa State House Floor today. Introduced by State Rep. Matt Windschitl, (R-Missouri Valley), the bill passed last week 17-4 in the House Judiciary Committee with strong bipartisan support. If enacted, HF 2381 would legalize the possession and ownership of […]

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GEORGIA: ASA BACKED HUNTING BILL GOES TO SENATE FLOOR

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Senate Bill 93, sponsored by Senator Bill Heath (R-31), is scheduled for a vote on the Georgia State Senate Floor on Wednesday, February 26th.  The bill seeks to repeal the prohibition on the use of legally possessed suppressors while hunting in Georgia. Georgia is currently one of only eight states that permits the ownership of […]

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SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION MOVING FORWARD ACROSS THE COUNTRY

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In key states across the country, Shall Sign legislation is moving forward. Shall Sign legislation refers to bills that would require Chief Law Enforcement Officers (CLEOs) in the state to signoff on NFA applications within a prescribed period of time, unless the applicant is found to be a prohibited person. When the National Firearms Act […]

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Louisiana: Suppressor Hunting Bill Introduced

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On Monday, State Rep. Cameron Henry, (R-82) introduced House Bill 186 to the Louisiana State House. The bill seeks to repeal the prohibition on the use of legally possessed suppressors while hunting. As of February 17, the bill has been provisionally referred to the Committee on Natural Resources and Environment. As HB 186 develops, the ASA will […]

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GEORGIA SUPPRESSOR HUNTING BILL PASSES SENATE COMMITTEE

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On Monday, Senate Bill 93, sponsored by state Senator Bill Heath (R-31), passed in the Senate Natural Resources and Environment Committee. If enacted, the bill would legalize the use of lawfully possessed suppressors on firearms while hunting in Georgia. Georgia is currently one of only eight states that permits the ownership of suppressors, but not […]

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IOWA: CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVE TODAY

Yesterday, House File 384, introduced by State Rep. Matt Windschitl, (R-Missouri Valley) passed 17-4 in the House Judiciary Committee with bipartisan support. If enacted, HF 384 would legalize the possession and ownership of firearm suppressors in Iowa. Iowa is currently one of only 11 states that prohibit the possession of suppressors by civilians. For a […]

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VERMONT: SUPPRESSOR OWNERSHIP BILL HEARD IN COMMITTEE

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Earlier this afternoon, the ASA testified to the Vermont House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources in support H. 621. Introduced by State Representative Patrick Brennan (R-Chittenden), the bill seeks to repeal the prohibition on the manufacture, sale, use, and possession of suppressors by citizens in Vermont. A local ABC News affiliate sat down […]

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Live Free Or Die – New Hampshire Suppressor Bill Needs Your Help

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On Tuesday, February 4th, the ASA testified to the New Hampshire House Fish and Game and Marine Resources Committee in support of House Bill 1495. Introduced by State Representative J.R. Hoell (R-Merrimack), the bill seeks to repeal the prohibition on the use of suppressors while hunting. During the hearing, HB 1495 received opposition from the New […]

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