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West Virginia: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

West Virginia: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

On Saturday, March 10th, the West Virginia Legislature adjourned sine die from the 2018 Legislative Session having passed Senate Bill 451 and House Bill 4187.  Both bills are currently on Governor Jim Justice’s desk awaiting his signature.  Please call Gov. Justice at 304-558-2000 and politely ask him to sign these bills into law.

Senate Bill 451, sponsored by Senator Mark Maynard (R-6), expands hunting opportunities in West Virginia by legalizing Sunday hunting on all public lands.

House Bill 4187, sponsored by Delegate Geoff Foster (R-Putnam), will allow lawful owners of firearms to transport or store their firearms in locked, privately-owned motor vehicles without fear of civil liability, criminal liability or employer retribution.

Your NRA would like to thank the legislators, NRA members, and Second Amendment supporters who worked hard this session to pass SB 451 and HB 4187.  Stay tuned to www.nraila.org and your email inbox for further updates on issues affecting your Second Amendment rights and hunting heritage in West Virginia.

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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.