KANSAS: SHALL SIGN BILL PASSES SENATE, GOES TO HOUSE FOR CONCURRENCE

Yesterday, the Kansas State Senate voted unanimously to pass NRA and ASA backed House Bill 2578, with amendment, by a final tally of 40 – 0.  The bill, which already passed the House 123 – 0, seeks to ensure that law abiding citizens in Kansas would receive their CLEO signature within 15 days of submitting their NFA application. … Continue reading “KANSAS: SHALL SIGN BILL PASSES SENATE, GOES TO HOUSE FOR CONCURRENCE”

GEORGIA: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING BILL PASSES LEGISLATURE, GOES TO GOVERNOR

Just before midnight on Thursday, the Georgia House of Representatives voted to pass NRA and ASA backed House Bill 60 by a final tally of 112-58. It is one of the most comprehensive gun bills to pass in the state of Georgia. The bill, which was passed by the Senate on Tuesday, spent the majority of Thursday in … Continue reading “GEORGIA: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING BILL PASSES LEGISLATURE, GOES TO GOVERNOR”

GEORGIA: SUPPRESSOR LANGUAGE ATTACHED TO HB 60, IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED

Last night, the Georgia State Senate took a major step forward on critical suppressor hunting legislation when it voted to pass House Bill 60 with amendments by a 37-18 vote. State Senator Bill Heath (R-31), the original sponsor of SB 93, successfully introduced the amendment to repeal the prohibition on the use of legally possessed suppressors while … Continue reading “GEORGIA: SUPPRESSOR LANGUAGE ATTACHED TO HB 60, IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED”

UTAH: SHALL SIGN BILL PASSES LEGISLATURE, GOES TO GOVERNOR

Just before midnight on Thursday, the Utah State Senate voted unanimously to pass ASA backed House Bill 373, with amendment, by a final tally of 27 – 0 – 2.  Sponsored by Rep. Ryan Wilcox (R-7) and Sen. Mark Madsen (R-13), the bill seeks to ensure that law abiding citizens within the state would receive their CLEO … Continue reading “UTAH: SHALL SIGN BILL PASSES LEGISLATURE, GOES TO GOVERNOR”

UTAH: SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION MUST PASS BY MIDNIGHT

Today is the last day of session for the Utah State Legislature. As such, Utah House Bill 373, sponsored by Rep. Ryan Wilcox (R-7), must pass the Senate by midnight.  The bill seeks to ensure that law abiding citizens within the state would receive their CLEO signature within 15 days of submitting their NFA application. … Continue reading “UTAH: SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION MUST PASS BY MIDNIGHT”

UTAH: SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION SCHEDULED FOR SENATE VOTE

Utah House Bill 373, sponsored by Rep. Ryan Wilcox (R-7), will likely come up for a vote on the Utah Senate Floor on Wednesday afternoon.  The bill seeks to ensure that law abiding citizens within the state would receive their CLEO signature within 15 days of submitting their NFA application. Although we expect HB 373 … Continue reading “UTAH: SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION SCHEDULED FOR SENATE VOTE”

IOWA: SUPPRESSOR BILL ASSIGNED TO SENATE JUDICIARY SUBCOMMITTEE

Iowa House File 2381, sponsored by Rep. Matt Windschitl (R-Missouri Valley), has been placed in a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee comprised of Senator Thomas Courtney (D-44), Senator Julian Garrett (R-13), and Senator Steven Sodders (D-36). HF 2381, formerly known as HF 384, passed the Iowa State House by an 83-16 margin. If enacted, the bill would … Continue reading “IOWA: SUPPRESSOR BILL ASSIGNED TO SENATE JUDICIARY SUBCOMMITTEE”

ALABAMA: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING TO BE LEGAL

On Saturday, March 1st, the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) recommended to the Alabama Conservation Advisory Board (CAB) that the prohibition on suppressed firearms be lifted to allow hunters in the state to use legally possessed suppressors in the field. The ASA has spoken with a member of the Conservation Advisory Board, who informed … Continue reading “ALABAMA: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING TO BE LEGAL”

UTAH: SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION SCHEDULED FOR HOUSE VOTE

Utah House Bill 373, sponsored by Rep. Ryan Wilcox (R-7), is scheduled for a vote on the Utah House Floor today.  The bill seeks to ensure that law abiding citizens within the state would receive their CLEO signature within 15 days of submitting their NFA application. Although we expect HB 373 to pass the House, … Continue reading “UTAH: SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION SCHEDULED FOR HOUSE VOTE”

GEORGIA: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING BILL NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT

Last week, the Georgia State Senate took a major step forward on critical suppressor hunting legislation when it voted to pass Senate Bill 93 by a 43-10 vote. Sponsored by Senator Bill Heath (R-31), SB 93 received overwhelming bipartisan support. The bill seeks to repeal the prohibition on the use of legally possessed suppressors while … Continue reading “GEORGIA: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING BILL NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT”