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Louisiana Members! Contact Your State Representatives!

Thursday, May 27, 2004

This week, the House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee approved SB 837, NRA-backed Right To Carry Reciprocity legislation. That bill now moves to the full House for final consideration.

SB 2, the NRA-supported Right To Hunt, Fish & Trap constitutional amendment, was recommitted to the House Civil Law & Procedure Committee for technical review of the proposed ballot language. The committee reported the bill out this week and it now awaits final consideration by the House.Please contact your State Representatives and urge them to support SB 837 & SB 2; contact information for lawmakers is available at www.legis.state.la.us.

Also, the Senate Judiciary C Committee reported out an amended version of SB 523 this week. As introduced, the bill banned the possession of firearms within 1,000 feet of Mardi Gras parades and similar events. NRA-ILA successfully amended the bill so that now it simply creates enhanced penalties for illegally carrying a firearm and using it to commit a crime of violence near such venues. SB 523 moves to the full Senate for consideration. We`ll keep monitoring this bill to make sure it remains in an acceptable form.

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