Last Thursday, the second day of the 2012 Nebraska regular legislation session, three NRA-sponsored bills were introduced in the Nebraska Senate. Each of these bills will likely be sent to the Judiciary Committee for further consideration.
Legislative Bill 785, introduced by state Senator Mark Christensen (44), would allow transportation and storage of firearms in locked personal vehicles while on publicly-accessible parking lots.
State Senator Scott Lautenbaugh (18) introduced two other NRA-backed bills, Legislative Bill 804 and Legislative Bill 807. LB 804 will strengthen the existing Castle Doctrine statute by extending an individual’s right to personal protection to both their place of business and personal vehicle. LB 807 will clarify the current concealed carry permit disqualifications and help expedite the application process.
With strong support in the Nebraska Legislature, the NRA will be working to improve protection of the rights of gun owners in the Cornhusker state. No action is needed at this time, but please continue to check your e-mail for upcoming action on this legislation and www.NRAILA.org for further updates on these issues.