IOWA: SUPPRESSOR LEGISLATION HEADS TO GOVERNOR

This afternoon, Iowa became one step closer towards legalizing suppressors when House File 2279 passed a concurrence vote in the Iowa House of Representatives by a 77 – 22 margin. After passing the Iowa Senate last week on a 46-4 vote, the bill will now head to Governor Branstad for his signature. Once signed into law, Iowa … Continue reading “IOWA: SUPPRESSOR LEGISLATION HEADS TO GOVERNOR”

New Hampshire: Suppressor Hunting Bill Passes Senate Unanimously

This afternoon, the New Hampshire Senate unanimously passed Rep. John Burt’s (R-Hillsborough) HB 500 by a unanimous 23-0 vote.  Now that this bill has passed the Senate, it will head back to the House next week for a concurrence, as the Senate version includes a minor amendment.  A House vote is expected next week, and from there it … Continue reading “New Hampshire: Suppressor Hunting Bill Passes Senate Unanimously”

Iowa: Senate Vote on Suppressor Legalization Scheduled for Tomorrow

The ASA has received word that House File 2279 will be taken up by the Iowa State Senate tomorrow. The bill, which passed the Iowa Senate Judiciary Committee by an 11 – 2 margin, seeks to legalize suppressors in The Hawkeye State. We will be sure to keep you updated once the floor debate and vote take place. The ASA is very … Continue reading “Iowa: Senate Vote on Suppressor Legalization Scheduled for Tomorrow”

Massachusetts: Suppressor Legalization Bill Passes Committee

Yesterday was a big day for suppressor rights in Massachusetts, which passed Sen. Humason’s (R-Westfield) S. 1271, a bill that would legalize private suppressor ownership, out of the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security on a bipartisan vote.  This vote marks the first time that a suppressor legalization bill has made it through any committee in … Continue reading “Massachusetts: Suppressor Legalization Bill Passes Committee”

NH: Suppressor Hunting Legislation Passes Senate Committee, Heads to Senate Floor

This morning, the New Hampshire Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee unanimously passed Rep. John Burt’s (R-Hillsborough) HB 500 out of committee, recommending its passage by the Senate on a 4-0 vote.  This marks the first time that suppressor hunting legislation has made it this far in New Hampshire, and the ASA is very excited that … Continue reading “NH: Suppressor Hunting Legislation Passes Senate Committee, Heads to Senate Floor”

IOWA: SENATE VOTE ON SUPPRESSOR LEGALIZATION EXPECTED SOON

The ASA has received word that House File 2279 is expected to be taken up by the Senate as early as Tuesday. The bill, which passed the Iowa Senate Judiciary Committee by an 11 – 2 margin, seeks to legalize suppressors in The Hawkeye State.  The ASA is very excited about the prospects of this bill becoming law, but we … Continue reading “IOWA: SENATE VOTE ON SUPPRESSOR LEGALIZATION EXPECTED SOON”

IOWA: SUPPRESSOR LEGALIZATION BILL PASSES SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

Earlier today, the Iowa Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11 – 2 to favorably pass House File 2279 out of committee. Backed by the ASA, NRA, and Iowa Firearms Coalition, HF 2279 seeks to legalize suppressors in The Hawkeye State. The bill will now move to the Senate floor, where it could be debated and voted on in within a … Continue reading “IOWA: SUPPRESSOR LEGALIZATION BILL PASSES SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE”

Iowa: Suppressor Legalization Bill Passes Senate Subcommittee, Needs Your Help

This afternoon House File 2279, a bill introduced by Rep. Matt Windschitl and Rep. Terry Baxter that would make Iowa the 42nd state to legalize suppressors, passed out of a subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The ASA was on hand to testify in support of the bill, along with the Iowa Firearms Coalition and the NRA. As you … Continue reading “Iowa: Suppressor Legalization Bill Passes Senate Subcommittee, Needs Your Help”

IOWA: SUPPRESSOR BILL SET FOR SUBCOMMITTEE VOTE

House File 2279, also known as the Iowa Hearing Protection Act, is scheduled for a hearing in a three person subcommittee of the Iowa Senate Judiciary Committee this afternoon. The subcommittee, which is expected to vote on the legislation, will consist of the following Senators: Steve Sodders – steve.sodders@legis.iowa.govKevin Kinney – kevin.kinney@legis.iowa.govBrad Zaun – brad.zaun@legis.iowa.gov Senate switchboard: (515) 281-3371 … Continue reading “IOWA: SUPPRESSOR BILL SET FOR SUBCOMMITTEE VOTE”

IOWA: SUPPRESSOR BILL PASSES HOUSE

Yesterday, House File 2279, a bill introduced by Rep. Matt Windschitl (R-17) that would make Iowa the 42nd state to legalize suppressors, passed out of the Iowa House of Representatives by a 74 – 24 margin. The legislation, formerly HF 2043, is backed by the American Suppressor Association, the Iowa Firearms Coalition (IFC), and the National Rifle Association. … Continue reading “IOWA: SUPPRESSOR BILL PASSES HOUSE”