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Hawaii: Trigger Modification Ban To Be Heard Wednesday

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Hawaii: Trigger Modification Ban To Be Heard Wednesday

On February 13th, the House Committee on Judiciary passed House Bill 1908 by a 7-1 vote with amendments to prohibit certain trigger modifications.  HB 1908 will now be heard by the House Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce on February 21st at 2:00PM.  Please  contact committee members and urge them to OPPOSE HB 1908.  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact committee members.

Also, please consider submitting testimony to the committee through the Hawaii Legislature website.  In order to submit testimony, you will need to create an account.  For help creating an account and submitting testimony, click here.

House Bill 1908, introduced by Representative Gregg Takayama (D-34), would charge a person with a felony who “manufactures or causes to be manufactured, imports into the State, keeps for sale, or offers or exposes for sale, or who gives, lends, or possesses” certain trigger modifications.  The broad language of this bill could encompass many common modifications done by law-abiding gun owners to make their firearms more suitable for self-defense, competition, hunting, or even overcoming disability.  House Bill 1908 passed the House Committee on Judiciary with amendments.  HB 1908 will now be heard by the House Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce on February 21st at 2:00PM.

Again, please contact members of the House Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce and urge them to OPPOSE House Bill 1908.

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