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Reminder: Anti-Gun Bill Scheduled for Hearing this Week in Nevada Legislature

Monday, February 27, 2017

Reminder: Anti-Gun Bill Scheduled for Hearing this Week in Nevada Legislature

This week, the Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for Senate Bill 115.  Senate Bill 102 had been scheduled for a hearing on Wednesday, March 1, but it has been removed from the calendar. Your NRA-ILA will work to ensure that SB 102 is scheduled for a hearing soon, as it is an important bill for Nevadans.

Senate Bill 115, sponsored by state Senator Moises Denis (D-2), would expand the list of places firearms are prohibited from being carried and kept in vehicles to include public libraries. The motivation behind this bill likely stems from an incident last year where a mother of three, who home schools her children, was detained and handcuffed for open carrying in a public library even though it’s not prohibited under current law. SB 115 has been scheduled for a hearing on Tuesday, February 28, at 1:30pm.  Please contact members of the committee and urge them to OPPOSE SB 115!

Senate Bill 102, a pro-gun bill sponsored by state Senator James Settelmeyer (R-17), would allow lawful gun owners with concealed weapon permits to carry or store their firearms in their vehicles on school property.  SB 102 was scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, March 1, but it was removed from the calendar.  Again, your NRA-ILA is working to get SB 102 scheduled for another hearing soon. 

Click the “Take Action” button below to contact committee members in opposition to SB 115!

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