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Texas To Consider Pro-Gun Measures Next Week!

Friday, February 18, 2005

 
 
The House Law Enforcement Committee will consider three NRA-backed bills on Monday, February 21: HB 225 by Rep. Joe Driver (R-Garland), which extends the term of a renewed Concealed Handgun License from 4 to 5 years; HB 318 by Rep. Suzanna Hupp (R-Lampasas), which establishes confidentiality of records and information on applicants and licensees in Texas` Right To Carry law; and HB 322, also by Rep. Hupp, which reduces CHL fees and lowers the minimum age requirement for a CHL to 18 for military personnel and veterans.  Please contact committee members and urge them to support HB 225, HB 318 & HB 322!
 
Chairman Joe Driver (thank him for sponsoring HB 225)
Vice-Chair Jim Jackson
Rep. Stephen Frost
Rep. Glenn Hegar
Rep. Suzanna Hupp (thank her for sponsoring HB 318 & HB 322)
Rep. Mark Veasey
 
Although a formal agenda has not been set yet, the Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Committee is expected to consider HB 685 by Rep. Patrick Rose (D-Dripping Springs),which would exempt military personnel and veterans from the range instruction portion of the CHL course if they have recently completed handgun qualification as part of their service requirement.  Please contact committee members and urge them to support HB 685
 
Chairman Frank Corte
Vice-Chair Scott Campbell
Rep. Leo Berman
Rep. Abel Herrero
Rep. Terri Hodge
Rep. David Leibowitz
Rep. Tommy Merritt
Rep. Paul Moreno
Rep. Melissa Noriega
 
If you have a problem with any of these email addresses, you can visit http://www.house.state.tx.us and send emails to Representatives directly from that webpage.  You may also view the full text of all these bills on that same webpage.
 
THANKS AS ALWAYS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
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Friday, January 13, 2017

Your Members of Congress Need to Hear from You on the Hearing Protection Act of 2017

On Monday, Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) – joined by co-sponsors Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Rand Paul (R-KY) – introduced S. 59, the Hearing Protection Act of 2017 (HPA). Similar legislation was introduced in the ...

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Friday, January 13, 2017

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New Hampshire: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bill Passes Senate!

Thursday, January 19, 2017

New Hampshire: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bill Passes Senate!

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National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

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Friday, January 13, 2017

National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

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Virginia: Senate Committee to Hear Numerous Gun Bills Tomorrow

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Virginia: Senate Committee to Hear Numerous Gun Bills Tomorrow

Tomorrow, January 18, the Senate Courts of Justice is expected to hear and possibly vote on several firearm-related bills.

Kansas: Bill Introduced Attempting to Repeal Pro-Self-Defense Law

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Kansas: Bill Introduced Attempting to Repeal Pro-Self-Defense Law

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Supreme Court Asked to Review California’s Restrictive Carry Regime

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Supreme Court Asked to Review California’s Restrictive Carry Regime

On Thursday, the NRA-supported case Peruta v. California took an important step towards restoring the right to bear arms in California.  The plaintiffs in the case, California gun owners and the California Rifle and Pistol ...

NRA Statement on Nomination of Ryan Zinke to Secretary of the Interior

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Friday, December 16, 2016

NRA Statement on Nomination of Ryan Zinke to Secretary of the Interior

Chris W. Cox, executive director of the National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action, issued the following statement on the nomination of Congressman Ryan Zinke to be the Secretary of the Interior

Indiana: Legislative Session Begins with Numerous Pro-Gun Bills Filed

Friday, January 13, 2017

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NRA Applauds the Introduction of the Hearing Protection Act, H.R. 367

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Monday, January 9, 2017

NRA Applauds the Introduction of the Hearing Protection Act, H.R. 367

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.