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Louisiana: Senate Sends Critical Personal Protection Bill for Domestic Violence Victims to Governor

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Louisiana: Senate Sends Critical Personal Protection Bill for Domestic Violence Victims to Governor

House Bill 1155 passed the Louisiana Senate on Memorial Day by a vote of 31-2, sending the measure to Governor Jon Bel Edwards for his signature.  Please contact Governor Edwards and urge him to sign HB 1155.


Sponsored by state Representative Valarie Hodges (R-Denham Springs), HB 1155 would provide expedited, temporary concealed carry permits for domestic violence victims who have obtained permanent protective orders against their abusers.  After a thorough background check, the Louisiana State Police will issue carry permits that are valid for 45 days to these individuals in order to provide immediate relief, after which the temporary permittee must complete the regular concealed carry training requirements before expiration in order to be granted a five-year carry permit.  HB 1155 recognizes that the most time-consuming part of the permit application process can be identifying a firearms instructor, scheduling a class and completing the requisite coursework -- time that victims of domestic violence often don't have.

Again, please click the “take Action” button above to contact Governor Edwards and politely urge him to sign House Bill 1155 into law.

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Earlier this month, your NRA-ILA reported on House Bill 142, sponsored state Representative Blake Miguez (R-New Iberia).  This important Second Amendment restoration of rights bill was signed into law on May 26, 2016, by Governor Edwards.

Thank you to NRA members and Second Amendment supporters who contacted their lawmakers in support of this legislation.  Also, thank you to bill sponsor Rep. Blake Miguez, state Senator Neil Riser for handling the bill in the Senate, as well as Governor Jon Bel Edwards for signing the bill into law.

BY NRA-ILA Staff

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