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Nevada Campus Protection Act Needs Your Immediate Action

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Contact members of the Assembly Judiciary Committee TODAY!

Yesterday, the Assembly Judiciary Committee held a three and a half hour hearing on the Nevada Campus Protection Act (Senate Bill 231).  It is imperative that this committee acts quickly on this bill so that it can move to the full Assembly for a vote before the legislative session ends on Monday, June 6.

Introduced by state Senator John Lee (D-1), SB 231 would allow individuals who hold a Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) permit to carry their firearm on the property of the Nevada System of Higher Education without first gaining permission from the university president, which is currently mandated by statute.  It has been a long-held policy within the campus administration to not allow permit holders to carry, which has created an environment where students, faculty and staff are left defenseless in gun-free zones. 

Please contact members of the Assembly Judiciary Committee TODAY, especially Chairman William Horne (D-34) and Vice Chairman James Ohrenschall (D-12), and request that they bring up SB 231 for a vote as soon as possible.  Contact information for the Assembly Judiciary Committee can be found below.

Assembly Judiciary Committee:

Assemblyman William Horne (D-34), Chairman
(775) 684-8847
whorne@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblyman James Ohrenschall (D-12), Vice Chairman
(775) 684-8819
johrenschall@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblyman Steven Brooks (D-19)
(775) 684-8569
sbrooks@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblyman Richard Carrillo (D-18)
(775) 684-8801
rcarrillo@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblyman Skip Daly (D-31)
(775) 684-8563
rdaly@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz (D-11)
(775) 684-8553
odiaz@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblywoman Marilyn Dondero Loop (D-5)
(775) 684-8833
mdonderoloop@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblyman Jason Frierson (D-8)
(775) 684-8537
jfrierson@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblyman Tick Segerblom (D-9)
(775) 684-8549
tsegerblom@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblyman Scott Hammond (R-13)
(775) 684-8853
shammond@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblyman Ira Hansen (R-32)
(775) 684-8851
ihansen@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblyman Kelly Kite (R-39)
(775) 684-8843
kkite@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblyman Richard McArthur (R-4)
(775) 684-8829
rmcarthur@asm.state.nv.us

Assemblyman Mark Sherwood (R-21)
(775) 684-8839
msherwood@asm.state.nv.us

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