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Texas, "Emergency Powers" Legislation Heads to the Senate!

Friday, February 9, 2007


This week, the Senate Transportation & Homeland Security Committee unanimously reported out SB 112, NRA-backed legislation prohibiting the confiscation of firearms and ammunition from law-abiding citizens during a future state of emergency or natural disaster. 

The bill now moves to the full Senate for consideration--we’ll keep you posted. 

Thank you for your calls in support of this important bill!

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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.