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Major Firearm Legislation on the Move in Indiana’s General Assembly!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

After the winter storm cancelled most meetings and brought the General Assembly to a standstill, the Senate returned last Thursday to pass NRA Board Member and state Senator Johnny Nugent’s (R-43) Parking Lot bill (SB 411) on second reading, with no amendments.

Then today, February 8, was another victorious day in the Senate, as both Senate Bill 94 and Senate Bill 411 passed third reading and they will now be sent to the Indiana House of Representatives for their consideration.

Senate Bill 94, authored by state Senator Travis Holdman (R-19), would allow citizens of Indiana to purchase a long gun in any state, and allow a citizen of any other state purchase a long gun in Indiana, so long as both states allow said purchase.

Senator Nugent’s Senate Bill 411, would clarify and strengthen last year’s Parking Lot firearm protections bill by putting an end to abusive corporate firearm policies that currently place onerous restrictions on Hoosier employees who lawfully store firearms in their personal vehicles.

NRA will keep you up-to-date on these bills as they continue moving through the Indiana General Assembly. In the meantime, please take a moment to thank your state Senator for supporting pro-firearm freedom legislation. To find your Senator and their contact information, please click here.

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