On Tuesday, January 20, Senate Bill 70 passed the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously. It was then sent to the full Senate on Wednesday, where it passed by a vote of 34-0. At this time though, it has yet to be scheduled for a reading in the House.
Sponsored by State Senator Larry Rhoden (R-29), SB 70 will remove the mandatory post-purchase 48-hour waiting period that was previously in place for those who did not have a valid permit to carry a concealed pistol.
We will continue to keep you updated on the progress of SB70. Please continue checking your email and www.NRAILA.org for updates.
Thank you to all NRA members who contacted the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of SB 70.