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Arkansas: Pro-Gun Bills Progress in General Assembly

Friday, March 6, 2015

Arkansas: Pro-Gun Bills Progress in General Assembly

This week, two pro-gun bills have advanced in the Arkansas General Assembly.

On Wednesday, March 4, the Arkansas Senate Judiciary Committee passed Senate Bill 612.  Full Senate consideration and a vote should take place early next week.  SB 612, introduced by state Senator Jon Woods (R-7), seeks to remove the restriction on law-abiding, permanent U.S. residents who are not citizens from obtaining an Arkansas concealed handgun license.   Please contact your state Senator immediately and urge him or her to vote in support of SB 612 when it comes before them.  

Yesterday, House Bill 1372 was referred back to the House Committee on Education.  Introduced by state Representative David Meeks (R-70), HB 1372 would remove the absolute prohibition on carrying a concealed firearm on school property for private K-12 schools and allow those schools to establish policies regarding the scope of who may carry a concealed firearm on school property.  Please use the contact information provided below to call and email members of the House Committee on Education and politely urge them to support HB 1372. 

House Committee on Education:

Representative Bruce Cozart (R-24), Chairman
Phone: 501-627-3232
Email: bruce.cozart@arkansashouse.org

Representative Sheilla E. Lampkin (D-9), Vice Chairman
Phone: 870-723-6449
Email: Sheilla.Lampkin@arkansashouse.org

Representative Charles L. Armstrong (D-30)
Phone: 501-224-5071
Email: ffa191@sbcglobal.net

Representative Scott Baltz (D-61)
Phone: 870-378-1380
Email: scottbaltz@yahoo.com

Representative Nate Bell (R-20)
Phone: 479-234-2092
Email: nate.bell@arkansashouse.org

Representative Gary Deffenbaugh (R-79)
Phone: 479-719-8197
Email: Gary.Deffenbaugh@arkansashouse.org

Representative Charlotte V. Douglas (R-75)
Phone: 479-276-7777
Email: charlotte.douglas@arkansashouse.org

Representative Jon S. Eubanks (R-74)
Phone: 479-438-0533
Email: Jon.Eubanks@arkansashouse.org

Representative Jeremy Gillam (R-45)
Phone: 501-729-0042
Email: jeremy@growing45.com

Representative Bill Gossage (R-82)
Phone: 479-667-2122
Email: bill@billgossage.com

Representative Michael John Gray (D-47)
Phone: 870-347-6000
Email: michael.gray@arkansashouse.org

Representative Justin T. Harris (R-81)
Phone: 479-871-8542
Email: Justin.Harris@arkansashouse.org

Representative Grant Hodges (R-96)
Phone: 479-381-9513
Email: grant.hodges@arkansashouse.org

Representative Greg Leding (D-86)
Phone: 479-966-9201
Email: greg.leding@arkansashouse.org

Representative Mark Lowery (R-39)
Phone: 501-837-5221
Email: markdlowery@mac.com

Representative Mark D. McElroy (D-11)
Phone: 870-644-3822
Email: mdmcelroy1@yahoo.com

Representative Reginald Murdock (D-48)
Phone: 870-295-3208
Email: rkm_72360@yahoo.com

Representative James Ratliff (D-60)
Phone: 501-454-5200
Email: jamesratliff3468@gmail.com

Representative Warwick Sabin (D-33)
Phone: 501-372-4550
Email: wsabin@wsabin.org

Representative John W. Walker (D-34)
Phone: 501-614-9772
Email: johnwalkeratty@aol.com

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