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Kentucky Pro-Gun Legislation Needs Your Help, Today!

Thursday, March 22, 2007

 

Please Contact Members of the Senate!

 

Time is running out in the Bluegrass State for two important pieces of pro-gun legislation.  The Kentucky Legislature will adjourn “Sine Die” on Tuesday, March 27 and House Bill 354 and House Bill 469 are still stuck in Senate Committees.  Your State Senator and members of the committees listed below need to hear from you today!


House Bill 469, sponsored by State Representative Robert Damron (D-39), would clarify that Kentucky residents may purchase firearms in contiguous states provided they are eligible to do so under federal and state law; specify that out-of-state residents may purchase or otherwise acquire firearms in Kentucky if the purchase is legal under federal and state law; specify that persons who are legal residents of the United States may purchase or otherwise acquire firearms in Kentucky if the purchase is legal under federal and state law.  HB 469 passed the House with a 93-3 vote but is now being held up in the Senate Judiciary Committee. 

Senate Judiciary Committee Members:

State Senator Robert Stivers (Chair)
Robert.Stivers@lrc.ky.gov; (502) 564-8100 Ext. 623

State Senator Katie Stine (Vice Chair)
(502) 564-3120

State Senator Perry B. Clark
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 715

State Senator Carroll Gibson
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 624

State Senator Ray S. Jones
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 681

State Senator Gerald A. Neal
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 718

State Senator Jerry P. Rhoads
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 622

State Senator Dick Roeding
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 617

State Senator Dan Seum
(502) 564-2450

State Senator Jack Westwood
Jack.Westwood@lrc.ky.gov; (502) 564-8100 Ext. 615

State Senator David L. Williams
(502) 564-3120


House Bill 354, sponsored by State Representative Robin Webb (D-96), passed unanimously out of the House and is currently in the Senate Appropriations & Revenue Committee. HB 354 would establish a tax credit for easements granted to allow wildlife-associated public access to private lands. 

Senate Appropriations & Revenue Committee Members:

State Senator Charlie Borders (Chair)
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 676

State Senator Ernie Harris (Vice Chair)
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 605

State Senator David E. Boswell
David.Boswell@lrc.ky.gov; (502) 564-8100 Ext. 662

State Senator Tom Buford
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 610

State Senator Carroll Gibson
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 624

State Senator Denise Harper Angel
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 633

State Senator Dan Kelly
(502) 564-2450

State Senator Alice Forgy Kerr
Alice.Kerr@lrc.ky.gov; (502) 564-8100 Ext. 625

State Senator Bob Leeper
Bob.Leeper@lrc.ky.gov; (502) 564-8100 Ext. 712

State Senator Vernie McGaha
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 656

State Senator R. J. Palmer
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 714

State Senator Tim Shaughnessy
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 621

State Senator Robert Stivers
Robert.Stivers@lrc.ky.gov; (502) 564-8100 Ext. 623

State Senator Gary Tapp
Gary.Tapp@lrc.ky.gov; (502) 564-8100 Ext. 648

State Senator Elizabeth Tori
(502) 564-8100 Ext. 645

State Senator Johnny Ray Turner
(502) 564-6136

State Senator Jack Westwood
Jack.Westwood@lrc.ky.gov; (502) 564-8100 Ext. 615

Also, please take a moment to contact the Senate leadership and ask them to help move HB 354 and HB 469 to the floor for a full vote. 

 

Senate Leadership:

State Senator David L. Williams, Senate President

(502) 564-3120

State Senator Katie Kratz Stine, President Pro Tempore

(502) 564-3120

 

State Senator Dan Kelly, Majority Floor Leader 

(502) 564-2450

State Senator Ed Worley, Minority Floor Leader 
(502) 564-2470


State Senator Richie Sanders, Majority Caucus Chairman
Richie.Sanders@lrc.ky.gov; (502) 564-2450

State Senator Johnny Ray Turner, Minority Caucus Chairman 

(502) 564-6136


State Senator Dan Seum, Majority Whip Sen.
Dan.Seum@lrc.ky.gov; (502) 564-2450

State Senator Joey Pendleton, Minority Whip 

(502) 564-2470

 

Please make these important calls today!

 

The general phone number for the Senate is (502) 564-8100.

 

For contact information or if you need help identifying your State Senator, please click here. 

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