House Bill 1819, an important reform to the Governor's Emergency Powers, passed in the state House of Representatives yesterday by a 78-9 vote. HB 1819, introduced by state Representative Charlotte Vining Douglas (R-75), would prohibit any Arkansas Governor from imposing restrictions on the transfer or transportation of lawfully possessed firearms during a declared State of Emergency. HB 1819 has been referred to the Senate Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs for its consideration.
Please contact Committee members TODAY and urge them to support HB 1819.
Senate Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs:
Senator Eddie Joe Williams (Chairman)
Senator Jane English (Vice Chairman)
Senator Robert Thompson
Senator David Johnson
Senator Bobby J. Pierce
Senator Gary Stubblefield
Senator Jimmy Hickey
Senator Bryan King