DATE: February 28, 2014
TO: USF & NRA Member and Friends
FROM: Marion P. Hammer
USF Executive Director
NRA Past President
THE FIRST BILL: Senate Bill 296 by Senator Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) is scheduled for its 1st hearing in the Senate. It will be heard in the Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 4:00pm.
THE SECOND BILL: Senate Bill 1060 by Senator Greg Evers (R-Baker) is also scheduled for its 1st hearing in the Senate. It will be heard in the same committee -- Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 4:00pm
SB-296 by Senator Brandes is a bill to protect citizens from being disarmed and charged with a crime for carrying a weapon or firearm during a mandatory evacuation ordered by the Governor during a declared state of emergency. To read this bill, click here.
When you're ordered to take your family and leave your home and belongings behind, you should not be deprived of the ability to protect yourself and your family. This bill is especially important for law-abiding people in a state that is prone to evacuations due to hurricanes.
SB-1060 by Senator Evers is a bill to stop some of the unbelievable actions by school administrators against children who behave like children and point fingers at each other pretending to shoot guns or draw pictures of guns or wear t-shirts with pictures of guns, etc. To read this bill, click here.
Please E-MAIL Committee members IMMEDIATELY and ask them to SUPPORT SB-296 & SB-1060
IN THE SUBJECT LINE PUT: SUPPORT SB-296 & SB-1060 on the Agenda Monday
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Committee members need to hear from you. Please e-mail Committee Members immediately.