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Nevada: Pro-Gun and Hunting Legislation to be Heard in Committees Next Week

Friday, March 10, 2017

Nevada: Pro-Gun and Hunting Legislation to be Heard in Committees Next Week

Next week, two pro-gun bills, Senate Joint Resolution 11 and Assembly Bill 118, will be heard by their respective committees.  Please contact the committee members and urge them to support these two important measures!  Please click the “Take Action” button below to contact the committee members.

SJR 11, sponsored by state Senator Scott Hammond (R-18), proposes to amend the Nevada State Constitution to preserve the right to hunt, trap and fish.  SJR 11 passed both chambers in 2015 and must pass both chambers of the legislature this year in order to be presented to the voters in 2018.  The Senate Natural Resources Committee is scheduled to hear SJR 11 on Tuesday, March 14, at 1:30pm.  Click the “Take Action” button above to contact members of the Senate Natural Resources Committee in support of SJR 11.

AB 118, sponsored by Assemblyman Skip Daly (D-31), would allow a member of the military between 18 and 20 years of age to obtain a permit to carry a concealed firearm.  Current law requires a person to be at least 21 years of age to be eligible for a concealed carry permit.  If persons between 18 and 20 years of age are risking their lives for our country then they should be eligible to acquire permits for self-defense.  AB 118 will be heard by the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, March 15, at 8:00amClick the “Take Action” button above to contact members of the Assembly Judiciary Committee in support of AB 118.

Additionally, another anti-gun bill was introduced in the Nevada Legislature this week.  Senate Bill 254, sponsored by state Senator Aaron Ford (D-11), would strip the provision of the law that protects those who use justifiable force from civil liability.  The bill has been referred to the Senate Judiciary committee but has yet to be scheduled for a hearing. 

Earlier this week the Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled a work session to consider Senate Bill 115 but then subsequently removed the bill from the agenda a few short hours later.  SB 115 would expand the list of places firearms are prohibited from being carried and kept in vehicles to include public libraries.  Your NRA-ILA will keep you apprised of any further updates on this bill.

Stay tuned to your email inbox and www.nraila.org for further updates on these bills as they progress through the Nevada Legislature.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.