Iowa Update: Suppressor Legalization Bill Passes in House

Today, House File 527, the bipartisan omnibus firearms bill that would legalize suppressors in Iowa, passed in the Iowa House floor with an overwhelming 75-24 vote. This vote puts Iowa on track to become the 40th state to legalize suppressor ownership. The ASA is very excited about the prospects of this bill becoming law, but … Continue reading “Iowa Update: Suppressor Legalization Bill Passes in House”

IOWA: SUPPRESSOR OWNERSHIP LEGISLATION PASSES COMMITTEE, FULL VOTE EXPECTED IN HOUSE

Last week, ASA, NRA, and IFC backed House Study Bill 201, a bipartisan omnibus firearms bill that will, among other things, legalize suppressor ownership in Iowa, passed favorably out of the House Judiciary Committee by an overwhelming margin. The bill, which was introduced by Rep. Chip Baltimore (R-47), also includes a “Shall-sign” provision, which would require Chief … Continue reading “IOWA: SUPPRESSOR OWNERSHIP LEGISLATION PASSES COMMITTEE, FULL VOTE EXPECTED IN HOUSE”

MINNESOTA: ASA BACKED SUPPRESSOR OWNERSHIP LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

This week, Rep. Mark Anderson (R-9A) introduced ASA and NRA backed House File 1434, a bipartisan bill that would legalize suppressor ownership and hunting in Minnesota. The bill also includes a “Shall Sign” provision, which would require Chief Law Enforcement Officers (CLEOs) in Minnesota to sign suppressor applications within 15 days of receipt, unless the applicant is … Continue reading “MINNESOTA: ASA BACKED SUPPRESSOR OWNERSHIP LEGISLATION INTRODUCED”

SILENCER SHOP BECOMES TIER ONE SPONSOR OF ASA

AUSTIN, TX – The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is pleased to announce that Silencer Shop is the newest Tier One Sponsor of the ASA. With their contribution, Silencer Shop joins the ranks of SilencerCo and AcuSport as one of ASA’s three Tier One Sponsors for 2015. In January, Dave Matheny, owner of Silencer Shop, was … Continue reading “SILENCER SHOP BECOMES TIER ONE SPONSOR OF ASA”

SILENCERCO RETURNS AS TIER ONE SPONSOR OF ASA

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is pleased to announce that SilencerCo, an industry leading manufacturer of firearm suppressors, ammunition, and accessories, will be returning as a Tier One Sponsor of the American Suppressor Association for 2015. In 2014, SilencerCo was one of four Tier One Sponsors, along with AcuSport, Daniel … Continue reading “SILENCERCO RETURNS AS TIER ONE SPONSOR OF ASA”

OHIO: PRO-SUPPRESSOR LEGISLATION PASSED, HEADING TO GOVERNOR

This afternoon, the Ohio House of Representatives voted to pass ASA backed House Bill 234 by a 69 – 16 margin. The bill, which was amended in the Senate Civil Justice committee, passed the Senate by a 24 – 6 vote on December 9. It is now headed to Governor Kasich for his signature. Sponsored … Continue reading “OHIO: PRO-SUPPRESSOR LEGISLATION PASSED, HEADING TO GOVERNOR”

OHIO: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING LEGISLATION ADVANCES

Earlier today, the Ohio Senate Civil Justice Committee voted by an 8 – 2 margin to pass House Bill 234. The bill, which was amended in committee, was then moved to the Senate floor, where it passed 24 – 6. It is now headed to the House for concurrence. If passed without amendments, HB 234 will … Continue reading “OHIO: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING LEGISLATION ADVANCES”

OHIO: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING LEGISLATION NEEDS SUPPORT

The Ohio Senate Civil Justice Committee is expected to vote on House Bill 234 on Tuesday, December 9th. Sponsored by Rep. Cheryl Grossman (R-23) and Rep. John Becker (R-65), the bill was originally drafted to repeal the prohibition on the use of legally possessed suppressors while hunting in Ohio. Lawmakers are currently working to consolidate … Continue reading “OHIO: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING LEGISLATION NEEDS SUPPORT”

FLORIDA: HUNTING WITH SUPPRESSORS LEGAL EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

Today, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted unanimously to repeal the 57 year old prohibition on the use of firearm suppressors for taking deer, gray squirrels, rabbits, wild turkeys, quail, and crows. Following the passage of the new regulation, the Commission then voted unanimously to authorize an Executive Order to allow the measure … Continue reading “FLORIDA: HUNTING WITH SUPPRESSORS LEGAL EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY”

FLORIDA: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING NEEDS YOUR HELP

On Friday, November 21, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is scheduled to conduct a final vote on whether or not they will repeal the prohibition on the use of firearm suppressors for taking deer, gray squirrels, rabbits, wild turkeys, quail, and crows. The draft rule, which was initially included in the Consent … Continue reading “FLORIDA: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING NEEDS YOUR HELP”