House Bill 1261, introduced by State Representative Thomas Brunner (R-29) and State Senator Dennis Schmidt (R-33), passed the House of Representatives on Monday, February 4 by a 63-3 margin. HB1261 would prevent universities from passing regulations that infringe on the right to carry if a person is complying with existing state laws. This bill now moves on to the State Senate State Affairs Committee where a hearing will be held on Monday, February 11 at 7:45 am in Room 412 of the State Capitol.
Please contact the members of the Senate State Affairs Committee and respectively urge them to support this important Right-to-Carry legislation.
Senate State Affairs Committee
State Senator Thomas Dempster (R-9), Chair
State Senator Bob Gray (R-24), Vice-Chair
State Senator Gene Abdallah (R-10)
State Senator Gary Hanson (D-1)
State Senator Scott Heidepriem (D-13)
State Senator Dave Knudson (R-14)
State Senator Royal "Mac" McCracken (R-34)
State Senator Ben Nesselhuf (D-17)
State Senator Ed Olson (R-20)