Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Legal & Legislation

ATTENTION LOUISIANA NRA MEMBERS: Another gun control bill is on the move in Baton Rouge!

Tuesday, May 31, 2005

On Wednesday, June 1st, the Louisiana House Ways & Means Committee will hold a public hearing on HB 726, the ammo tax bill, in Committee Room 6 of the State Capitol at 9:30 a.m.

HB 726 by Representative Charmaine Marchand (D‑New Orleans) would impose a 3‑percent tax on the sale of all ammunition in the state.  Monies collected under the bill would be deposited into a newly‑created fund called the "Juvenile Crime Prevention Fund."  Programs, services, and activities, which may be supported by future appropriations from that Fund include the following: "conflict resolution and anger management," "stress management and reduction," and "self‑esteem development."

The Legislature will reconvene from their Memorial Day Weekend break on Tuesday, May 31.  Please contact committee members below on Tuesday and urge them to OPPOSE HB 726.  All Representatives can be reached in Baton Rouge during the workweek by calling (225) 342‑6945:

Representative Bryant Hammett, Jr., Chairman (D‑Ferriday)

larep021@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Carla Blanchard Dartez, Vice‑Chairman (D‑Morgan City)

larep051@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Jeff Arnold (D‑New Orleans)

larep102@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Damon Baldone (D‑Houma)

larep053@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Ernest Baylor (D‑Shreveport)

larep003@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Israel Curtis (D‑Alexandria)

larep026@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Rick Farrar (D‑Pineville)

larep027@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Bobby Faucheux (D‑LaPlace)

larep057@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Alex Heaton (D‑New Orleans)

larep095@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Herman Ray Hill (D‑Dry Creek)

larep032@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Lelon Kenney (D‑Columbia)

larep020@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Billy Wayne Montgomery (D‑Haughton)

larep009@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Kenneth Odinet (D‑Arabi)

larep103@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Jane Smith (R‑Bossier City)

larep008@legis.state.la.us

 

Representative Taylor Townsend (D‑Natchitoches)

larep023@legis.state.la.us

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

News  

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 ...

Alert: WA State Proposes Draconian Gun Ban Bills

News  

Friday, January 13, 2017

Alert: WA State Proposes Draconian Gun Ban Bills

Inspired, perhaps, by Oscar Wilde (“Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess”), Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has announced two new sweeping gun control bills, with Sen. David Frockt (D-Seattle) and Rep. ...

New Hampshire: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bill Passes Senate!

Thursday, January 19, 2017

New Hampshire: Constitutional/Permitless Carry Bill Passes Senate!

Today, Senate Bill 12, legislation eliminating the requirement to obtain a permit in order to lawfully carry, passed the Senate without amendment, by a 13-10 vote.  SB 12 will now go to the House of ...

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

News  

Friday, January 13, 2017

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

On January 3rd, Congressman Richard Hudson (R-N.C.8th) introduced H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, which simply allows lawful firearm carriers from any state to carry a concealed firearm in any other state. The bill ...

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

In 2013, the Kansas Legislature passed the Public Building Security Act, pro-gun legislation that amended the Personal and Family Protection Act. 

Supreme Court Asked to Review California’s Restrictive Carry Regime

News  

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

News  

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

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

With the 2017 Indiana legislative session underway, we are happy to report that a number of pro-gun bills have been filed.

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

News  

Hunting  

Monday, January 9, 2017

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

FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) applauded Congressmen Jeff Duncan (SC) and John Carter (TX-31) on Monday for introducing the Hearing Protection Act, an important bill that gives gun owners and sportsmen ...

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -
NRA ILA

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.