Please contact the Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee Today!
Senate Bill 1127, sponsored by State Senator Doug Jackson (D-25), is expected to be heard in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, April 8. SB 1127 would allow a person with a handgun carry permit to carry in restaurants that serve alcoholic beverages as long as that person is not consuming alcoholic beverages and the restaurant is not an age-restricted venue.
Please contact members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and ask them to pass a clean bill free of any arbitrary restrictions on where and when a permit holder may carry.
Its House companion, House Bill 962, passed the House Floor on Monday, April 6 by a vote of 70 to 26. Unfortunately, HB 962, sponsored by State Representative Curry Todd (R-95) was amended with language that will prevent a Right-To-Carry permit holder from carrying in a restaurant that serves alcohol between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. NRA is working to get all restrictions, other than a prohibition on alcohol consumption, removed from this legislation.
Again, please contact the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and respectfully ask them to pass a clean bill free of any arbitrary restrictions on where and when a permit holder may carry. Contact information for Committee Officers and Members are listed below.
Senate Judiciary Committee Officers
State Senator Mae Beavers (R-17), Chair
Phone: (615) 741-2421
State Senator Doug Jackson (D-25), Vice-Chair
Phone: (615) 741-4499
State Senator Doug Overbey (R-8), Secretary
Phone: (615) 741-0981
Senate Judiciary Committee Members
State Senator Diane Black (R-18)
Phone: (615) 741-1999
State Senator Dewayne Bunch (R-9)
Phone: (615) 741-3730
State Senator Mike Faulk (R-4)
Phone: (615) 741-2061
State Senator Jim Kyle (D-28)
Phone: (615) 741-4167
State Senator Beverly Marrero (D-30)
Phone: (615) 741-9128
State Senator Paul Stanley (R-31)
Phone: (615) 741-3036
Please continue to check your email and www.NRAILA.org for updates on this important pro-gun issue.