NRA Explore
APPEARS IN Legal & Legislation

Nevada: Three Gun Bills Scheduled for a Hearing this Wednesday, April 3

Monday, April 1, 2013

Assembly Bill 234, introduced by Assemblyman William Horne (D-34), is an all-out attack on the Second Amendment for imposing an excise tax on every Nevada firearms dealer who sells firearms or ammunition in the state.  Dealers will be required to charge a $25 tax on every firearm and 2 cents on each round of ammunition sold!  The extremist anti-gun authors of AB 234 are seeking to punish the exercise of a specific constitutional right in order to fund state mental health and crime victimization programs with this new tax.  While the NRA supports reasonable steps to fix the broken mental health system in our country, singling out law-abiding gun owners with a gun and ammo tax is NOT the way to achieve this goal.

AB 234 would also require background checks on all private transfers of firearms, unless the person to whom the gun is being transferred possesses a CCW.  AB 234 also authorizes a civil cause of action to be brought against a person who fails to request a background check before transferring their firearm.

Finally, AB 234 would outlaw the mere possession of any “metal penetrating bullets” and any ammunition which is considered to be “tracer or incendiary” in nature, making possession (not misuse) of either a gross misdemeanor.

Please contact members of the Assembly Judiciary Committee and urge them to OPPOSE AB 234.  Contact information for committee members is provided below.

Two Pro-Gun Measures Also to be Heard the Same Day

Assembly Bill 143, introduced by Assemblyman Michael Fiore (R-4), would allow individuals who hold a CCW permit to carry their firearm on the property of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHU) 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.

AB 143 would also authorize county sheriffs and the Police Department of the NSHU to provide CCW permit holders with information on organizations and instructors that provide courses in firearms safety within an educational environment.

Assembly Bill 195, introduced by Assemblymen John Ellison (R-33) and Donald Gustavson (R-14), would help streamline CCW renewals by allowing a person to apply any time before the CCW permit expires.

Please call and e-mail members of the Assembly Judiciary Committee TODAY and urge them to OPPOSE AB 234 and SUPPORT Assembly Bills 143 and 195.

 

Assembly Judiciary Committee:

Assemblyman Jason Frierson (D-8), Chairman

702-280-2981

jason.Frierson@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assemblyman James Ohrenschall (D-12), Vice-Chairman

702-432-6999

james.Ohrenschall@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assemblyman Richard Carrillo (D-18)

702-273-8786

richard.Carrillo@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assemblywoman Lesley E. Cohen (D-29)

702-715-0772

lesley.Cohen@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assemblywoman Olivia Diaz (D-11)

702-501-8994

olivia.Diaz@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assemblywoman Marilyn Dondero Loop (D-5)

702-556-0224

marilyn.DonderoLoop@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assemblyman Andrew Martin (D-9)

702-724-8349

andrew.Martin@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assemblywoman Ellen B. Spiegel (D-20)

702-577-2167

ellen.Spiegel@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assemblyman Wesley Duncan (R-37)

702-767-3733

wesley.Duncan@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assemblywoman Michele Fiore (R-4)

702-302-5163

Michele.Fiore@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assemblyman Ira Hansen (R-32)

775-221-2502

ira.Hansen@asm.state.nv.us

 

Assemblyman Jim Wheeler (R-39)

775-546-3471

jim.Wheeler@asm.state.nv.us

TRENDING NOW
Katie Couric is an Anti-Gun Fraud and Hypocrite

News  

Friday, May 27, 2016

Katie Couric is an Anti-Gun Fraud and Hypocrite

Google-search “Katie Couric, gun control, edited” and you’ll see what we’re talking about. Actually, you’ll see what most news organizations are talking about.

“Rap Back”: A New Federal Firearm Registry

News  

Friday, May 27, 2016

“Rap Back”: A New Federal Firearm Registry

As part of the FBI’s Next Generation Identification Program, the agency is implementing what it calls the “Rap Back” service.  “Rap Back” provides law enforcement agencies – at their request – ongoing alerts on specific ...

White House Gun Control Meeting - Let’s “Set the Table” for the New President

News  

Friday, May 27, 2016

White House Gun Control Meeting - Let’s “Set the Table” for the New President

Speaking at a May 24 “Gun Violence Prevention Convening” held at the White House with state and local government officials, Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. appeared to concede that the window for further gun control measures ...

Outrage of the Week: Kindergartner Suspended for Princess Bubble Gun

News  

Friday, May 27, 2016

Outrage of the Week: Kindergartner Suspended for Princess Bubble Gun

Early last week, school officials at Southeast Elementary in Brighton, Colo. suspended a 5-year-old kindergartner for bringing a “fake weapon” to school. Illustrating the fanatical manner in which school weapons policies are enforced throughout the ...

Ohio: NICS Compliant Standard Now Recognized for All Valid Ohio Concealed Handgun License Holders

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Ohio: NICS Compliant Standard Now Recognized for All Valid Ohio Concealed Handgun License Holders

Yesterday, Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that Ohioans who possess a valid concealed handgun license no longer have to submit themselves to additional background checks when purchasing firearms.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ...

California: Assembly Appropriations Committee Sends Several Anti-Guns Bills to the Assembly Floor

Friday, May 27, 2016

California: Assembly Appropriations Committee Sends Several Anti-Guns Bills to the Assembly Floor

On Friday, May 27, the state Assembly Committee on Appropriations passed four of the five anti-gun bills on a party-line vote. AB 1664, AB 1673, AB 1674 and AB 1695 will now join AB 2607  for ...

North Carolina: Right to Hunt and Fish Legislation Introduced

Thursday, May 26, 2016

North Carolina: Right to Hunt and Fish Legislation Introduced

Yesterday, Senate Bill 889 was introduced in the North Carolina state senate.  S889 seeks to amend the North Carolina Constitution to affirm that it is a right of the public to hunt, fish and harvest ...

Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Process Yields Wins for the Second Amendment

News  

Friday, May 27, 2016

Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Process Yields Wins for the Second Amendment

On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2017 Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) Appropriations bill. The bill funds the Departments of Commerce and Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), ...

California: Anti-Gun Bills Sent to Assembly Suspense File Scheduled to be Heard Tomorrow, May 27

Thursday, May 26, 2016

California: Anti-Gun Bills Sent to Assembly Suspense File Scheduled to be Heard Tomorrow, May 27

On Friday May 27, the state Assembly Committee on Appropriations is scheduled to hear all the bills sent to the suspense file.  There are five anti-gun bills that greatly impact gun owners, sportsmen, and Second ...

New Jersey: Anti-Gun Legislation to be Heard in Assembly Committee, Your Help Needed

Friday, May 27, 2016

New Jersey: Anti-Gun Legislation to be Heard in Assembly Committee, Your Help Needed

On Thursday, June 2, the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee will hear Assembly Concurrent Resolution 175/Senate Concurrent Resolution 101.  Your NRA-ILA, along with Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs (ANJJRPC), vigorously supported New Jersey’s right ...

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -
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.