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”

Louisiana: Suppressor Hunting Bill Introduced

On Monday, State Rep. Cameron Henry, (R-82) introduced House Bill 186 to the Louisiana State House. The bill seeks to repeal the prohibition on the use of legally possessed suppressors while hunting. As of February 17, the bill has been provisionally referred to the Committee on Natural Resources and Environment. As HB 186 develops, the ASA will … Continue reading “Louisiana: Suppressor Hunting Bill Introduced”

GEORGIA SUPPRESSOR HUNTING BILL PASSES SENATE COMMITTEE

On Monday, Senate Bill 93, sponsored by state Senator Bill Heath (R-31), passed in the Senate Natural Resources and Environment Committee. If enacted, the bill would legalize the use of lawfully possessed suppressors on firearms while hunting in Georgia. Georgia is currently one of only eight states that permits the ownership of suppressors, but not … Continue reading “GEORGIA SUPPRESSOR HUNTING BILL PASSES SENATE COMMITTEE”

IOWA: CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVE TODAY

Yesterday, House File 384, introduced by State Rep. Matt Windschitl, (R-Missouri Valley) passed 17-4 in the House Judiciary Committee with bipartisan support. If enacted, HF 384 would legalize the possession and ownership of firearm suppressors in Iowa. Iowa is currently one of only 11 states that prohibit the possession of suppressors by civilians. For a … Continue reading “IOWA: CONTACT YOUR REPRESENTATIVE TODAY”

VERMONT: SUPPRESSOR OWNERSHIP BILL HEARD IN COMMITTEE

Earlier this afternoon, the ASA testified to the Vermont House Committee on Fish, Wildlife and Water Resources in support H. 621. Introduced by State Representative Patrick Brennan (R-Chittenden), the bill seeks to repeal the prohibition on the manufacture, sale, use, and possession of suppressors by citizens in Vermont. A local ABC News affiliate sat down … Continue reading “VERMONT: SUPPRESSOR OWNERSHIP BILL HEARD IN COMMITTEE”

Live Free Or Die – New Hampshire Suppressor Bill Needs Your Help

On Tuesday, February 4th, the ASA testified to the New Hampshire House Fish and Game and Marine Resources Committee in support of House Bill 1495. Introduced by State Representative J.R. Hoell (R-Merrimack), the bill seeks to repeal the prohibition on the use of suppressors while hunting. During the hearing, HB 1495 received opposition from the New … Continue reading “Live Free Or Die – New Hampshire Suppressor Bill Needs Your Help”

IOWA: SUPPRESSOR OWNERSHIP BILL NEEDS YOUR HELP

Last week, State Rep. Matt Windschitl, (R-Missouri Valley) introduced House File 384 to the Iowa State House. The purpose of the bill is to legalize the possession of suppressors for the law abiding citizens of Iowa who complete the proper Federal NFA transfer process. Iowa is currently one of only 11 states that prohibit the … Continue reading “IOWA: SUPPRESSOR OWNERSHIP BILL NEEDS YOUR HELP”

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”

ASA Comment to ATF 41P

The comment period for ATF 41P has come to an end. With your help, a total of 9,230 comments were received by the Federal Register, over 5,000 of which were submitted in the final week. The overwhelming majority of the posts were in opposition to the draconian proposed regulatory amendment. Read our submission here: American … Continue reading “ASA Comment to ATF 41P”

HOW TO COMMENT AGAINST ATF 41P

The ASA needs your help. On Monday, December 9th, the comment period for ATF 41P, will end. For those unfamiliar with the proposed NFA rule change, please read our statement discussing ATF 41P. Since ATF 41P was published in the Federal Register, the ASA has been working with industry to coordinate support against sections of … Continue reading “HOW TO COMMENT AGAINST ATF 41P”