HB 5192, by Representative Scott Hummel (R-93), drops the hunting age from 14 and 12 for big game and 12 to 10 for small game. The bill passed the House by a vote of 89-12 and now moves on to the desk of Governor Jennifer Granholm (D). The companion bill, SB 1105 by Senator Michelle McManus (R-35), is also headed to the Governor’s desk after passing in the Senate by a vote of 28-9.
The House “Castle Doctrine” package comprised of four bills, HB 5142 by Representative Tom Casperson (R-108), HB 5143 by Representative Rick Jones (R-71), HB 5153 by Representative Leslie Mortimer (R-65), and HB 5548, by Representative Tim Moore (R-97), is awaiting concurrence by the House. The two Senate “Castle Doctrine” bills, SB 1046, by Senator Alan Cropsey (R-33), and SB 1185, by Senator Ron Jelinek (R-21), are on second reading in the House.
All the bills listed above are expected to be up for a vote in the House this coming week.
Please call your State Representative and ask him or her to support the House and Senate “Castle Doctrine” packages.
The general phone number for the House of Representatives is (517) 373-0135.
Update on Pro-Gun Legislation in Michigan!
Friday, June 23, 2006
Friday, March 24, 2023
Today, the House voted 76-32 to pass House Bill 543, the constitutional carry bill.
Monday, January 30, 2023
On Monday, January 30, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives’ (ATF) published the final Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached “Stabilizing Braces” rule for public inspection in the federal register.
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
On Tuesday, Joe Biden issued an executive order on gun control that could accurately be described as a mile wide and an inch deep.
Thursday, March 9, 2023
Today, the Senate Fiscal Policy Committee voted 11-6 to approve Senate Bill 150, constitutional carry, with an amendment aligning the language with the House’s version. It will now go to the full Senate for further consideration.
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Yesterday, March 7th, the Florida Legislature began the 2023 legislative session. Tomorrow, at 9:00AM, the Senate Fiscal Policy Committee will hear Senate Bill 150, the Senate’s constitutional carry bill.
Friday, March 17, 2023
On March 23rd, at 8:00AM, the Senate Committee on Law & Justice will hear House Bill 1240, a comprehensive gun ban bill, and House Bill 1143, to impose a waiting period and training mandate for acquiring ...
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Today, the Senate voted to concur with the House on Senate Bills 79, 80, 81, and 82, which the House passed last night, to impose a one-size-fits-all firearm storage requirement to make them unavailable for self-defense.
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
As early as tonight, the House may bring to the floor a bill package to impose a one-size-fits-all firearm storage requirement to make them unavailable for self-defense.
Monday, March 20, 2023
At least one of the joyless scolds that predominate in gun control circles thinks they’ve stumbled onto a novel anti-gun tactic. According to Colorado Newsline Editor Quentin Young, gun control supporters should try to shame gun ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Today, the House Judiciary Committee voted 17-6 to advance House Bill 543, the constitutional carry bill. It will now go to the House floor for debate.