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Right-to-Carry Under Attack in Nevada Legislature!

Friday, February 16, 2007

 

Chiefs and Sheriffs Propose 100% Increase in Right-to-Carry Licensing Fees!

PLEASE CONTACT THE MEMBERS OF THE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE TODAY!

In a direct assault on Nevada's Right-to-Carry Permit holders, the Nevada Chiefs and Sheriffs Association has sponsored a bill before the 2007 Legislature that would double the maximum fee an issuing authority can charge not only for first time permit applicants, but for the permit renewals as well. 

Assembly Bill 21, which will be soon be scheduled for a hearing in the Assembly Judiciary Committee, will raise the current maximum processing application fee from its current
$60.00 to $125.00, bringing the average cost of obtaining a permit, with training requirements included, to $300 - 400! 

This would create an environment where Nevada's most financially vulnerable, such as single mothers and fathers, or seniors on a fixed income cannot afford the most basic right of self-defense. 

It is vital that NRA members, whether permit holders or not, contact their local Sheriffs and members of the Assembly Judiciary Committee to politely voice their concern.  The contact information is as follows:

 

Assembly Member Bernie Anderson (D-Washoe, No. 31), Chairman            
(775) 684-8563   
banderson@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member William Horne (D-Clark, No. 34), Vice Chairman       
(775) 684-8847   
whorne@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member Marcus Conklin (D-Clark, No. 37) 
(775) 684-8505   

mconklin@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member Susan Gerhardt (D-Clark, No. 29)                           

(775) 684-8855   

sgerhardt@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member Mark Manendo (D-Clark, No. 18)                             

(775) 684-8801    

mmanendo@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member Harry Mortenson (D-Clark, No. 42)                          

(775) 684-8803   

hmortenson@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member John Oceguera (D-Clark, No. 16)                            

(775) 684-8595   

joceguera@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member James Ohrenschall (D-Clark, No. 12)                       

(775) 684-8819   

johrenschall@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member Tick Segerblom (D-Clark, No. 9)                           

(775) 684-8549   

tsegerblom@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member Francis Allen (R-Clark, No. 4)                              

(775) 684-8829    

fallen@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member John Carpenter (R-Elko, Humboldt, No. 33)                            

(775) 684-8831    

jcarpenter@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member Ty Cobb (R-Washoe, No. 26)                                      

(775) 684-8848   

tcobb@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member Ed Goedhart 
(R-
Churchill, Esmeralda, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye, No. 36)                               

(775) 684-8805   

egoedhart@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assembly Member Garn Mabey (R-Clark, No. 2)                                

(775) 684-8827   

gmabey@asm.state.nv.us


 
Please keep checking your email and www.NRAILA.org for future updates on this threat to the Second Amendment in Nevada!

To find further contact information or help identifying your legislators
please use the
"Write Your Representative" feature found at www.NRAILA.org.

 

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