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Monthly Archives: June 2015

MAINE: PRO-SUPPRESSOR LEGISLATION BECOMES LAW

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At midnight last night, ASA backed Legislative Document 942 became law, making Maine the 37th state to legalize full game suppressor hunting. Sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason (R – Androscoggin County), LD 942 also includes a “Shall Sign” provision, which will require Chief Law Enforcement Officers (CLEOs) in Maine to sign NFA applications within 15 days […]

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VERMONT BECOMES 41ST STATE TO LEGALIZE SUPPRESSORS – EFFECTIVE JULY 2

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Last week, Governor Peter Shumlin signed H. 5 into law, officially making Vermont the 41st state to legalize the private possession of suppressors. The new law, which will go into effect on July 2nd, was the culmination of months of education and negotiation, and a great deal of hard work on the part of Rep. Patrick […]

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MAINE: PRO-SUPPRESSOR LEGISLATION PASSED, GOES TO GOVERNOR

On Friday, June 12th, the Maine State Senate passed ASA backed Legislative Document 942, a bill which seeks to make Maine the 37th state to legalize full game suppressor hunting. Sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason (R – Androscoggin County), LD 942 also includes a “Shall Sign” provision, which would require Chief Law Enforcement […]

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Amendment to Block Executive Action ATF 41P Passes U.S. House

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On June 3rd, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the fiscal year 2016 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill, H.R. 2578 by a 242 – 183 margin. Included in H.R. 2578 is an American Suppressor Association backed provision to prevent an expansion of the Chief Law Enforcement Officer (CLEO) certification requirement for certain transfers of suppressors […]

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