Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Legal & Legislation

Hawaii: Urgent Support Needed for Emergency Powers Bill in House Committee

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Tsunami Warning Highlights Need for Gun Owner Protection

Senate Bill 358 (SD1), introduced last year by State Senator Sam Slom (R-8), has been revived in the House Public Safety Committee by Chair Faye Hanohano (D-4) and is slated for a hearing on Thursday, March 18th at 9:00 a.m. Though imperfect, it is a step in the right direction for Hawaii’s gun-owners.

SB 358 would prohibit a person or government entity from seizing any firearm or ammunition under civil defense, emergency, or disaster relief powers, or during any time of national emergency or crisis, from any individual who is lawfully permitted to possess the firearm or ammunition.  The most recent tsunami scare was a wake-up call to all Hawaii gun owners that protection from confiscation must be a top priority this legislative session.

As the measure was previously debated last year, there will be no testimony taken. However, legislators will be voting on the bill, which is why it's vital that NRA members voice their support NOW and ask their House member for their "Aye" vote.  In addition to asking House members to move the bill out of committee, we are also asking that they remove the provision that relates to compulsory blood identification, as it is not germane to the issue at hand and may prove detrimental to the measure's passage.

Please take the time to contact the members of the House Public Safety Committee TODAY and ask that they move the issue forward - its success depends on you making the effort!

Faye Hanohano, Chair                  
(808) 586-6530   
rephanohano@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Henry J.D. Aquino, Vice-Chair               
586-6520  
repaquino@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Karen Leinani Awana                            
586-8465  
repawana@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran                       
586-6210 
repkeithagaran@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Marilyn B. Lee                                       
586-9460  
replee@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Mark Nakashima                                   
586-6680 
repnakashima@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Karl Rhoads                                          
586-6180 
reprhoads@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Scott Saiki                                            
586-8485 
repsaiki@Capitol.hawaii.gov
 

Joseph M. Souki                                    
586-9444  
repsouki@Capitol.hawaii.gov 

Roy Takumi                                          
586-6170  
reptakumi@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Kyle Yamashita                                    
586-6330  

repyamashita@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Kymberly Marcos Pine                          
586-9730   
reppine@Capitol.hawaii.gov

TRENDING NOW

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Florida Alert: YETI Drops NRA Foundation

For years YETI Coolers have been a hot item for sportsmen at the Friends of NRA Foundation Banquet and Auction events around the country.  Suddenly, without prior notice, YETI has declined to do business with The ...

News  

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

ALERT ! YETI Adds Insult to Injury

If it wasn’t bad enough that YETI dropped The NRA Foundation as a client, now they’re calling us liars because we informed our members and friends of their actions.  

Dick’s Sporting Goods/Field & Stream to Destroy Firearms Inventory

News  

Second Amendment  

Friday, April 20, 2018

Dick’s Sporting Goods/Field & Stream to Destroy Firearms Inventory

Dick’s Sporting Goods took their campaign to alienate law-abiding gun owners to an extraordinary new level last week. The beleaguered retailer announced that in addition to removing certain types of semi-automatic rifles from their stores, the company ...

NRA Statement on Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

News  

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

NRA Statement on Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action executive director, Chris W. Cox, released the following statement on Tuesday regarding President Donald Trump's signature on the National Defense Authorization Act

Another Group of Anti-Gun Celebrities Forms!  In Other News, The Sun Rose Today.

News  

Second Amendment  

Friday, April 20, 2018

Another Group of Anti-Gun Celebrities Forms! In Other News, The Sun Rose Today.

In case you were worried there were not enough anti-gun organizations working to eradicate the rights of law-abiding gun owners, a new one has formed, and it’s called NoRA.  Get it?  The name implies that the ...

California: Legislation Requiring Background Checks on Barrels and Other Parts Up For Hearing!

Sunday, April 22, 2018

California: Legislation Requiring Background Checks on Barrels and Other Parts Up For Hearing!

Several pro- and anti-gun bills are scheduled to be heard in their respective committees on Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24.  Please contact the members of the respective committee and urge them to SUPPORT ...

NRA Salutes “the Gunny” and Mourns the Passing of an American Patriot

News  

Friday, April 20, 2018

NRA Salutes “the Gunny” and Mourns the Passing of an American Patriot

America, and the NRA, lost a true friend and a staunch defender of freedom with the passing of R. Lee Ermey on April 15 from complications of pneumonia. He was 74 years old. 

Keep Calm and Carry On: Pro-Gun Sentiment Reasserts Itself in Wake of Antigun Blitz

News  

Second Amendment  

Friday, April 20, 2018

Keep Calm and Carry On: Pro-Gun Sentiment Reasserts Itself in Wake of Antigun Blitz

Like the long-delayed coming of spring to the Mid-Atlantic, evidence is appearing that Americans are regaining their senses and reverting to an instinctual embrace of freedom after a withering barrage of some the nastiest and most ugly ...

Illinois: Senate to Consider Overriding Veto on Dealer Licensing Bills

Monday, April 23, 2018

Illinois: Senate to Consider Overriding Veto on Dealer Licensing Bills

With the April 25th deadline approaching, the Illinois state Senate is expected soon to consider overriding Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on legislation that would drive your local gun stores out of business with onerous red tape ...

Illinois: Committee Passes Bill to Allow Local Infringement of Second Amendment

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Illinois: Committee Passes Bill to Allow Local Infringement of Second Amendment

The Illinois state Senate could vote on legislation to allow localities to infringe upon Second Amendment rights as early as today.  Senate Bill 2314 was moved to third reading after it had passed the Senate ...

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -
NRA ILA

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.