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Alabama: Three Pro-Gun Bills Expected to be Heard Soon!

Monday, April 13, 2009

As the 2009 session continues to progress in Montgomery, three pro-gun bills will be taken up as early as this week:

House Bill 362, sponsored by State Representative Craig Ford (D-28), passed the House Commerce Committee by a unanimous vote a few weeks ago, but not before an anti-gun amendment was attached.  HB362 is now expected to be heard by the full House on Thursday, April 16.

HB362, as originally written, would protect your right to lawfully transport and store firearms in a privately-owned and locked motor vehicle while parked in publicly accessible parking lots controlled by your employer or a business you frequent.                        

As previously reported, an exemption for railroad companies was attached.  This amendment will infringe on the Second Amendment rights of railroad employees at the workplace.

In February, the Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upheld an Oklahoma statute that protects the right of employees to store firearms in locked vehicles in publicly accessible parking lots. The proposed Alabama bill is very similar to the Oklahoma law and should withstand any similar challenges that might be launched.

Please contact your State Representative TODAY and respectfully urge them to remove the railroad exemption and to oppose any further proposed exemptions when they meet on Thursday, April 16.  Contact information can be found here. 

Senate Bill 296, sponsored by State Senator Scott Beason (R-17), would protect our Second Amendment rights by prohibiting any government agency from confiscating firearms or regulating the lawful sale, possession, transfer, transport and carry of firearms during a state of emergency. SB 296 is expected to be voted on by the House Judiciary Committee.  SB 296 passed the full Senate unanimously in early March.

House Bill 432 passed out of the House in early March and is expecting action in the Senate Judiciary Committee soon.  Sponsored by State Representative Jack Page (D-29), HB432 would make all records pertaining to pistol permits confidential, only to be used for law enforcement purposes.  Any public disclosure of this information would be a Class A misdemeanor

Please contact the members of the House Judiciary Committee and urge them to support SB296.  Also please contact the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and urge them to support HB432.  Contact information for both the Senate and House Judiciary Committees are listed below.

House Judiciary Committee

State Representative Charles Newton (D-90)
(334) 242-4460

State Representative Stephen McMillan (R-95)
(334) 242-7723
bcclegislators@co.baldwin.al.us

State Representative Spencer Collier (R-105)
(334) 242-7719
jsc@cunninghambounds.com

State Representative Paul DeMarco (R-46)
(334) 242-7740
paul@pljpc.com

State Representative Priscilla Dunn (D-56)
(334) 242-7702

State Representative Christopher England (D-70)
(334) 242-7703
cengland1@hotmail.com

State Representative Laura Hall (D-19)
(334) 242-7688
laura.hall2@att.net

State Representative Tammy Irons (D-1)
(334) 353-9032
tammy@ironslawfirm.com

State Representative Jamie Ison (R-101)
(334) 242-7711
isonfor101@comcast.net

State Representative Mark Keahey (D-65)
(334) 242-7748

State Representative John Robinson (D-23)
(334) 242-7728
john.robinson@alhouse.gov

State Representative Yusuf Salaam (D-67)
(334) 242-7746

State Representative Howard Sanderford (R-20)
(334) 242-4368
hs1989@aol.com

State Representative Cam Ward (R-49)
(334) 242-7750
camjulward@aol.com

Senate Judiciary Committee

State Senator Myron Penn (D-28)
(334) 242-7868
myronpenn28@hotmail.com

State Senator Roger Bedford (D-6)
(334) 242-7862
senbedford@aol.com

State Senator Kim Benefield (D-13)
(334) 242-7874
kbenefield@acs-isp.com

State Senator Ben Brooks (R-35)
(334) 242-7882
benbrooksiii@aol.com

State Senator Vivian Davis Figures (D-33)
(334) 242-7871
vivian.figures@al-legislature.gov

State Senator Ted Little (D-27)
(334) 242-7865
tedlittle@mindspring.com

State Senator Del Marsh (R-12)
(334) 242-7877

State Senator Tripp Pittman (R-32)
(334) 242-7897
trip.pittman@alsenate.gov

State Senator Henry Sanders (D-23)
(334) 242-7860

State Senator Bobby Singleton (D-24)
(334) 242-7935
bsingle164@yahoo.com

State Senator Roger Smitherman (D-18)
(334) 242-7870
rodger.smitherman@alsenate.gov

State Senator Zeb Little (D-4)
(334) 242-7855
zeb@zeblittlelawfirm.com

State Senator Arthur Orr (R-3)
(334) 242-7800

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