Preemption reform legislation, House Bill 2543, passed its final reading in the Senate today by a vote of 20 to 9 with one absent vote. The bill will now go to the Governor’s desk for her consideration, after confirmation from the House.
HB 2543 would strengthen Arizona’s preemption statute by removing unnecessarily burdensome restrictions on the transportation and possession of firearms, keeping local towns and cities from passing restrictive ordinances against carry or possession of firearms, and providing future protection for lawful storage of firearms, ammunition and ammunition components.
If not for a strong and uniform state preemption law, the result can be a complex patchwork of restrictions that change from one local jurisdiction to the next. It is unreasonable to require citizens, whether residents of
Constitutional carry legislation, Senate Bill 1108/House Bill 2347 was expected to be considered but was passed over for the day due to time constraints. However, these bills could be voted on as early as tomorrow so please continue contacting your State Representative and urge him or her to support SB 1108 and HB 2347.
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