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Oklahoma: Senate Bill 1845 Rescheduled for Hearing Next Week

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Senate Bill 1845, introduced by state Senator Greg Treat (R-47) and coauthored by state Representative Steve Martin (R-10), has been rescheduled by the state Senate Public Safety Committee from tomorrow to next week.  SB 1845 would ensure that Oklahoma law meets the requirements set forth in the federal NICS Improvement Amendments Act (NIAA) of 2007, and would add Oklahoma to the list of nearly half of the states that are NIAA certified.

Currently, those who have been placed under certain types of mental health-related orders are prohibited by federal law from possessing firearms.  The NIAA establishes clear standards for states to use in crafting laws to provide persons subject to these prohibitions a process to seek restoration of their gun rights.  This legislation, under the guidelines established by the NIAA, will allow a court to grant relief from the federal prohibition upon a finding that the petitioner will not be likely to act in a manner dangerous to public safety and that the granting of the relief would not be contrary to the public interest.  SB 1845 provides a path and process for Oklahomans, including military service members and veterans, to have their gun rights restored.

Your NRA-ILA will continue to keep you updated as details about the rescheduled Senate committee hearing become known.  In the meantime, please contact the Senate committee members listed below and urge their support for SB 1845.

Senate Public Safety Committee:

Senator Don Barrington (R-31) – Chairman
(405) 521-5563
barrington@oksenate.gov 
   
Senator Kim David (R-18) - Vice Chairman
(405) 521-5590
david@oksenate.gov
   
Senator Roger Ballenger (D-8)
(405) 521-5588
ballenger@oksenate.gov 
   
Senator Larry Boggs (R-7)
(405) 521-5604 
boggs@oksenate.gov 
   
Senator Josh Brecheen (R-6)
(405) 521-5586
brecheen@oksenate.gov
   
Senator David Holt (R-30)
(405) 521-5636
holt@oksenate.gov 
   
Senator Al McAffrey (D-46)
(405) 521-5610
mcaffrey@oksenate.gov
   
Senator Wayne Shaw (R-3)
(405) 521-5574
shaw@oksenate.gov
   

Senator Ralph Shortey (R-44)
(405) 521-5557                   
shortey@oksenate.gov

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