Today, House Bill 1071 passed the House of Representatives with a 72-26 vote. HB 1071 will now go to the Senate for consideration. Your NRA-ILA will keep you updated on the status of this bill as it continues progressing through the legislative process.
HB 1071, introduced by state Representative Sean Eberhart (R-57), would ensure that victims of domestic violence are not left defenseless at their most vulnerable time while waiting for their carry permit to be approved. HB 1071 would provide victims of domestic violence added protections against would be abusers while also protecting our constitutional right to self-defense and due process. If a victim is in danger, it is even more important that they be allowed to protect themselves without delay.