MINNESOTA BECOMES 40th STATE TO LEGALIZE SUPPRESSORS

This afternoon, Governor Mark Dayton signed Senate File 878 into law, officially making Minnesota the 40th state to legalize the private possession of suppressors. Effective August 1st, SF 878 will also make Minnesota the 36th state to allow for the use of suppressors while hunting. This major victory for suppressor rights comes after months of … Continue reading “MINNESOTA BECOMES 40th STATE TO LEGALIZE SUPPRESSORS”

MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE PASSES BIPARTISAN BILL TO LEGALIZE SUPPRESSORS

Late last night, both chambers of the Minnesota legislature voted overwhelmingly to pass Senate File 878, an Omnibus public safety finance and policy bill which includes a provision that will legalize suppressors in Minnesota.  The vote came towards the end of a legislative session that kept lawmakers at the capitol throughout the weekend.  After a … Continue reading “MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE PASSES BIPARTISAN BILL TO LEGALIZE SUPPRESSORS”

Vermont Legislature Passes Bipartisan Bill To Legalize Suppressors

After months of education and negotiation, and a great deal of hard work on the part of Rep. Patrick Brennan (R-Chittenden), the Vermont legislature yesterday passed H. 5, a bill that would make Vermont the 40th state in the Union to recognize the right to private suppressor ownership. As you might remember from our earlier … Continue reading “Vermont Legislature Passes Bipartisan Bill To Legalize Suppressors”

Vermont: Suppressor Ownership Legislation Passes House – Needs Your Help

Yesterday, a bill which would legalize the private ownership of suppressors in Vermont passed the House of Representatives. Chairman David Deen (D-Windham) of the House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources successfully offered an amendment to include language from Rep. Patrick Brennan’s (R-Chittenden) H. 210 in an economic development bill, S. 138. H. 210, … Continue reading “Vermont: Suppressor Ownership Legislation Passes House – Needs Your Help”

Louisiana State Police to Begin Providing CLEO Certification for CHP Holders

For several months, the American Suppressor Association has been working with the Louisiana State Police (LSP) and Governor Bobby Jindal’s office to establish a statewide system in which NFA applicants in Louisiana would receive a Chief Law Enforcement Officer (CLEO) certification. Today, we received word that starting Monday, May 11th, LSP will begin providing signatures … Continue reading “Louisiana State Police to Begin Providing CLEO Certification for CHP Holders”