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Iowa: Pro-Gun Bill Scheduled for Hearing Tomorrow

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Iowa: Pro-Gun Bill Scheduled for Hearing Tomorrow

Today, the House Judiciary Committee was supposed to consider House Study Bill 133, the omnibus bill which would make many pro-gun reforms for Iowa gun owners; however, the hearing was postponed.  HSB 133 has now been scheduled for a hearing tomorrow, March 1, at 4:00pm.  ​Please continue to contact the committee members and urge them to SUPPORT HSB 133!  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact members of the House Judiciary Committee!


HSB 133 covers a diverse range of important issues for gun owners.  Included in HSB 133 are provisions which would enhance both your fundamental right to self-defense and your Right to Keep and Bear Arms.  HSB 133 also proposes revising laws to ensure that firearm regulations and policy are uniform throughout Iowa, and to restrict state of emergency powers for the Governor and other officials to prohibit the regulation and confiscation of otherwise lawful firearms.  Additionally, HSB 133 makes numerous changes to the laws regarding concealed carry and the permitting process, including expanding the list of places to legally carry concealed to include Capitol buildings and grounds and ensuring that all identifiable information about nonprofessional carry permit holders is kept confidential.

Please stay tuned to your email inbox and www.nraila.org for further updates on this bill as it advances through the Iowa Legislature.

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