The 2014 West Virginia legislative session adjourned on Saturday, March 8. This session saw numerous advances, especially the passage through both the West Virginia Senate and House of Delegates of three pro-firearms bills. The below bills, all of which were previously reported here, are now awaiting signature into law by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin (D).
Tomorrow, March 11, at 10:00 a.m., House Bill 234, legislation allowing hunting with suppressors, is scheduled for a possible vote in the Ohio House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. As previously reported, HB 234, sponsored by state Representative Cheryl Grossman (R-23), would revise state law to allow a person to use a noise suppressor attached […]
This Thursday, March 13, the Alabama House of Representatives will consider and vote on House Bill 322. Sponsored by state Representative Mark Tuggle (R-81), HB 322 would guarantee the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife in Alabama.
This week, the Colorado House of Representatives is expected to consider House Bill 1253 for a second time. HB 1253, introduced by state Representative Elizabeth McCann (D-8), is a potentially volatile piece of mental health reform legislation that could result in additional gun owners losing their fundamental, constitutional rights.
On Thursday, March 13, the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee will hold a hearing in Trenton on Assembly Bill 2006, introduced by Assembly Majority Leader Louis Greenwald (D-6). A.2006 would lower New Jersey’s magazine limit from 15 rounds to 10. This bill was originally scheduled to be heard last week; however, the Assembly committee hearing was pos […]
On Friday, March 7, Senate Bill 5956 passed in the Washington House of Representatives by a 95 to 3 vote. Sponsored by state Senators Brian Hatfield (D-19), Tim Sheldon (D-35) and John Braun (R-20), SB 5956 would make legal the possession, acquisition or transfer of a legally registered short-barreled rifle in the state of Washington.
As early as this week, attempts will be made in the Maine House of Representatives to amend permitless carry (constitutional carry) into Legislative Document 222, a bill which addresses the issuance of concealed carry permits in Maine.