Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Hunting

Montana House Judiciary Committee Taking Public Testimony on Pro-Gun Legislation Starting Tomorrow

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Your Attendance Is Needed!

The House Judiciary Committee will start taking public testimony on several pro-gun bills tomorrow, February 2 and Thursday, February 3. The House Judiciary Committee will be meeting from 8 a.m. to noon on both February 2 and February 3 in room 137 of the Capitol.

Bills to be heard tomorrow, February 2 at 8 a.m. in room 137:

      ·         HB 368, sponsored by Representative Wendy Warburton (R-Havre), would allow an employee to keep a lawfully-owned firearm locked in the trunk of the their motor vehicle or if it is out of view inside their locked motor vehicle when the vehicle is parked at their place of work.

·         HB 271, sponsored by Representative Krayton Kerns (R-Laurel), would allow persons eligible to apply for a Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP) to carry concealed without a permit.

Bills to be heard this Thursday, February 3 at 8 a.m. in room 137:

·         HB355, sponsored by Representative Jerry O'Neil (R-Columbia Falls), would award attorney fees and costs for person found not guilty for self-defense.

·         HB 384, sponsored by Representative Krayton Kerns, would exempt peace officers and CWP-holders from "prohibited places."

 Also expected this Thursday – with no bill number as of yet:

      ·         LC 0703, sponsored by Representative Derek Skees (R-Whitefish), would limit police firearms seizure.

·         LC 1948, sponsored by Representative Jerry O'Neil, would revise laws regarding students and firearms in school.

If you can attend, please come early as the Capitol is short on close parking spaces.  If you would like to speak in support of the bills listed above, you must fill out the sign-in sheet at the door.  If you have written testimony, please deliver it to the committee secretary to be distributed to the committee members.  

If you are unable to attend, but would like to make sure your voice is still heard by the House Judiciary Committee, please call (406) 444-4800 asking committee members to please support HB 368, HB 271, HB 355, HB 384, LC 0703 and LC 1948.  When you call, please ask that your message also be delivered to your state Senator and Representative.  If you need help identifying your state Senator and Representative, please click here.

You may also send an e-mail to the House Judiciary Committee and politely urge them to support HB 368, HB 271, HB 355, HB 384, LC 0703 and LC 1948 by clicking here.

Members of the House Judiciary Committee are listed below:

Representative Ken Peterson (R-Billings) - Chair
Representative Krayton Kerns (R-Laurel) – Vice-chair
Representative Diane Sands (D-Missoula) – Vice-chair
Representative Liz Bangerter (R-Helena)
Representative Robyn Driscoll (D-Billings)
Representative Kristin Hansen (R-Havre)
Representative Bill Harris (R-Mosby)
Representative Ellie Boldman Hill (D-Missoula)
Representative David Howard (R-Park City)
Representative Cleve Loney (R-Great Falls)
Representative Margaret MacDonald (D-Billings)
Representative Mike Menahan (D-Helena)
Representative Michael More (R-Gallatin Gateway)
Representative Jesse O'Hara (R-Great Falls)
Representative Carolyn Pease-Lopez (D-Billings)
Representative Joe Read (R-Ronan)
Representative Keith Regier (R-Kalispell)
Representative Dan Skattum (R-Livingston)
Representative Bob Wagner (R-Harrison)
Representative Wendy Warburton (R-Havre)

 

Please continue to check your e-mail and www.NRAILA.org for updates on these important pro-gun bills.

TRENDING NOW
NASCAR Takes a Hard Left

News  

Friday, August 30, 2019

NASCAR Takes a Hard Left

After decades of NASCAR drivers literally turning left for hours every race day (road course races excluded, of course), the governing body appears to be taking a figurative left turn, politically. K-Var, a retailer in outdoor and ...

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Declares NRA a “Domestic Terrorist Organization”

News  

Sunday, September 8, 2019

San Francisco Board of Supervisors Declares NRA a “Domestic Terrorist Organization”

On September 3, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution, “declaring that the National Rifle Association is a domestic terrorist organization and urging other cities, states, and the federal government to do the same.”The resolution was ...

News  

Friday, September 13, 2019

NRA Statement on Texas Governor's Safety Action Report

The National Rifle Association released the following statement on Friday regarding Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's Texas Safety Action Report:   

“Pro-gun” Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Turns on Second Amendment Supporters, Sides With Anti-Gun Lobby

News  

Sunday, September 8, 2019

“Pro-gun” Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Turns on Second Amendment Supporters, Sides With Anti-Gun Lobby

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick uses his political website to claim he is “leading the fight for life and liberty in Texas, including … standing up for the Second Amendment.” He also proudly notes his prior NRA endorsement. But ...

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Florida Alert! Are You Ready For Gun Registration?

A Constitutional Amendment calling for an "assault weapons" ban is being proposed for the ballot in 2020.  The definition of "assault weapon," in the amendment, includes ALL semi-automatic rifles and shotguns.  If the amendment goes on the ballot ...

California: Anti-Gun Bills Sent to Governor

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

California: Anti-Gun Bills Sent to Governor

Earlier this week, the California Legislature cast final votes on AB 12, AB 61, AB 879, AB 1254, AB 1297, and AB 1669, which will now move to Governor Newsom's desk for his consideration.  

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

Gun Laws  

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

CAUTION: Federal and state firearms laws are subject to frequent change. This summary is not to be considered as legal advice or a restatement of law.

Groovy: Former NY Times Editor Wants to Return to 1960 Gun Laws

News  

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Groovy: Former NY Times Editor Wants to Return to 1960 Gun Laws

Proving once again that ignorance is no bar to publication in the U.S. legacy press, former executive editor of the New York Times Howell Raines has offered his inane take on the current gun control ...

Marching Toward Gun Confiscation: Prohibition Advocates Released Unhinged Gun Control Plan

News  

Monday, August 26, 2019

Marching Toward Gun Confiscation: Prohibition Advocates Released Unhinged Gun Control Plan

This week, March for Our Lives – the gun control group that arose in the wake of the criminal mass attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. – released a lengthy plan ...

News  

Wednesday, January 21, 2004

The 1994 Clinton Crime Bill's Firearm Provisions

President Clinton signed the 1994 federal Crime Bill into law on Sept. 13, 1994, including the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, which made it a federal crime for a private individual ...

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -

More Like This From Around The NRA

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.