ASA ANNOUNCES HEARING PROTECTION ACT: A BILL TO REMOVE SUPPRESSORS FROM THE NFA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is pleased to announce the introduction of the Hearing Protection Act (HPA) by Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05). This historic piece of legislation will remove suppressors from the purview of the National Firearms Act (NFA), replacing the antiquated federal transfer process with an instantaneous NICS background check. The HPA … Continue reading “ASA ANNOUNCES HEARING PROTECTION ACT: A BILL TO REMOVE SUPPRESSORS FROM THE NFA”

New Hampshire: ASA-Backed Suppressor Hunting Bill Passes out of Committee

Yesterday, October 15th, HB 500, an ASA-backed bill that would legalize hunting with suppressors in New Hampshire, passed out of the New Hampshire House of Representative’s Fish and Game and Marine Resources Committee on a 7-5 vote.  The ASA attended the hearing, which featured numerous committee members speaking on behalf of the legislation.  Rep. James … Continue reading “New Hampshire: ASA-Backed Suppressor Hunting Bill Passes out of Committee”

MAINE: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING NOW LEGAL

On October 15th, ASA backed Legislative Document 942 became law, making Maine the 37th state to allow for the use of suppressors while 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 … Continue reading “MAINE: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING NOW LEGAL”