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Pro-Gun Bills Moving Forward in Tennessee House!

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Two important Right-to-Carry reform bills, House Bill 132 and House Bill 2184, are expected to be heard as early as Tuesday, May 22.  HB 132 is pending in the Finance, Ways & Means Committee, and HB 2184 will be heard in the House Committee on Calendar and Rules. 


House Bill 132, sponsored by State Representative Mike Bell (R-23), would allow a person with a handgun carry permit to possess a firearm in all public hunting areas, refuges, wildlife management areas, and national forests managed by the state.  Please contact members of the Finance, Ways and Means Committee today at (615) 741-1326 and ask them to support and vote “YES” on HB 132. 


House Bill 2184, sponsored by State Representative Frank Niceley (R-17), would allow any resident who has a valid handgun carry permit to possess his or her handgun while within the boundaries of any state park.  HB 2184 was amended to include all areas for recreational purposes. Please contact members of the House Committee on Calendar and Rules today at (615) 741-7016 and ask them to support HB 2184, as amended, by sending it to the House Floor. 



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.