VERMONT: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Montpelier, VT – Last week, in a bipartisan effort, Rep. George Till (D-Chittenden) and Rep. Patrick Brennan (R-Chittenden) introduced two bills that seek to legalize the use of suppressors while hunting in the state of Vermont: House Bill 56 and House Bill 80. Both pieces of legislation, which are backed by the American Suppressor Association (ASA), have been … Continue reading “VERMONT: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING LEGISLATION INTRODUCED”

NEW YORK: PRO-SUPPRESSOR LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

Albany, NY – On January 9th, Senator Robert Ortt (R, C, IP) reintroduced legislation that seeks to legalize suppressor ownership and hunting in the state of New York. Senate Bill 287, which is backed by the American Suppressor Association, has been referred to the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee. If enacted, S. 287 would bring New York in line with … Continue reading “NEW YORK: PRO-SUPPRESSOR LEGISLATION INTRODUCED”

Hearing Protection Act Reintroduced in 116th Congress

  HEARING PROTECTION ACT REINTRODUCED IN 116th CONGRESS   WASHINGTON, D.C. – On January 3rd, the first day of the 116th Congress, Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC-03) introduced the Hearing Protection Act (HPA) of 2019. An enhanced version of previous HPA’s, this legislation includes several suppressor related technical amendments that were first incorporated into the SHARE … Continue reading “Hearing Protection Act Reintroduced in 116th Congress”

ATF Publishes Video Tutorials Showing How To Complete Form 1 and Form 4

  ATLANTA, GA – The ATF recently released two video tutorials showing consumers how to properly complete a Form 1 and Form 4. Form errors are one of the leading causes of delays as they require NFA staff to send an error letter and process corrected forms. Completing and submitting the form correctly the first … Continue reading “ATF Publishes Video Tutorials Showing How To Complete Form 1 and Form 4”

Inaugural ASA Industry Forum a Success!

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, the ASA held its inaugural Industry Forum in Washington, D.C. The event, which was sponsored by Silencer Shop, was widely attended by industry leaders representing Aero Precision, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF), Dakota Silencer, Daniel Defense, Lipsey’s, the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW), the NRA, Orchid Advisors, Perry’s Gun … Continue reading “Inaugural ASA Industry Forum a Success!”

ASA to host Suppressor Industry Forum

ATLANTA, GA — In September, the ASA will host its first-ever Industry Forum. The goal of the forum is to provide an opportunity for executives within the industry to come together to discuss and advance our common mission. Topics will include the Hearing Protection Act, NFA funding and modernization, suppressor exportation, and state legislative efforts. Attendees will put those … Continue reading “ASA to host Suppressor Industry Forum”

CALIFORNIA: SUPPRESSOR BILL SCHEDULED FOR HEARING

SACRAMENTO, CA – On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, the California Senate Public Safety Committee will hear Senate Bill 1092, Sen. Joel Anderson’s (R-38) legislation which seeks to legalize the possession and use of suppressors while hunting in California. If enacted, law-abiding Californians will be able to purchase suppressors for use on long guns, but it will … Continue reading “CALIFORNIA: SUPPRESSOR BILL SCHEDULED FOR HEARING”

ASA to host 5th Annual Media Range Day at NRA Annual Meeting

This event is open to members of the media and to ASA Life Members Only.

HEARING PROTECTION ACT LANGUAGE INCORPORATED INTO COMPREHENSIVE SPORTSMENS PACKAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Committee on Natural Resources has scheduled a hearing for the morning of June 14, in which the Federal Lands Subcommittee will hear a discussion draft of the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act. The SHARE Act, which is being championed in a bipartisan manner by Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Co-Chairs Representative … Continue reading “HEARING PROTECTION ACT LANGUAGE INCORPORATED INTO COMPREHENSIVE SPORTSMENS PACKAGE”

RHODE ISLAND: SUPPRESSOR BILL SCHEDULED FOR COMMITTEE HEARING

On Tuesday, June 6th, the Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear Senate Bill 399. Introduced in March by Senators Archambault, Ruggerio, McCaffrey, Lombardo, Lombardi, SB 399 seeks to legalize suppressor ownership and hunting in Rhode Island. Suppressors are currently legal to own in 42 states, 40 of which allow their use while hunting.  Although legal … Continue reading “RHODE ISLAND: SUPPRESSOR BILL SCHEDULED FOR COMMITTEE HEARING”