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“Idaho Sport Shooting Immunities Act (IDSSIA)” Advances to Senate State Affairs Committee!

Friday, March 6, 2009

On Tuesday, March 3, House Bill 194, the “Idaho Sport Shooting Immunities Act (IDSSIA),” passed off of the House Floor. 

HB194, sponsored by State Representative Marc Gibbs (R-31), would protect existing shooting ranges and increase opportunities for recreational shooters and hunters to practice on safe and monitored ranges.  Many shooting ranges need range officers to operate safely and most range officers are volunteers.  Currently, in Idaho there is a shortage of range officers because people that would volunteer are afraid of being sued.  This bill will provide those volunteers the protection they need from frivolous lawsuits, so they can help ranges operate without fear of being sued.  In addition, HB194 would also protect government entities involved in creating and operating shooting ranges, encouraging them to open more ranges. 

Limiting the liability of shooting range operators, firearms instructors, and those involved in running matches and other events, will help save existing ranges from being forced to close and protect those involved with running ranges from frivolous lawsuits.  A range officer should not be subject to a frivolous suit while volunteering his valuable time. 

HB194 is headed to the Senate State Affairs Committee for consideration.  Please continue to check www.NRAILA.org and your e-mail for updates throughout the legislative session.

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