OKLAHOMA SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION VETOED

This morning, Oklahoma House Bill 2461 was vetoed by Gov. Mary Fallin. The bill would have required Chief Law Enforcement Officers (CLEOs) in Oklahoma to sign NFA applications within 15 days of receipt, unless the applicant was found to be a prohibited person. HB 2461 previously passed the House by a 92-1 margin, and the Senate with … Continue reading “OKLAHOMA SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION VETOED”

SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION SIGNED INTO LAW IN FOUR STATES

In recent weeks, Shall Sign legislation has advanced in a number of states across the country. On April 2, Governor Herbert signed House Bill 373 into law, making Utah the first state this session to pass this type of legislation. On April 11, Gov. Beshear of Kentucky signed House Bill 128 into law, an omnibus … Continue reading “SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION SIGNED INTO LAW IN FOUR STATES”

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”

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”

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”

SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION MOVING FORWARD ACROSS THE COUNTRY

In key states across the country, Shall Sign legislation is moving forward. Shall Sign legislation refers to bills that would require Chief Law Enforcement Officers (CLEOs) in the state to signoff on NFA applications within a prescribed period of time, unless the applicant is found to be a prohibited person. When the National Firearms Act … Continue reading “SHALL SIGN LEGISLATION MOVING FORWARD ACROSS THE COUNTRY”

An Update on 41P

On January 14th, the Board of the American Silencer Association met with the leadership of the NFA Branch of the ATF. The meeting was cordial and productive, with the focus of the conversation centered on ATF 41P. After SHOT Show, we will post a full debrief of the meeting. For now, we would like to … Continue reading “An Update on 41P”