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Oklahoma: Pro-Gun Measures Have Continued to Advance Through the State Legislature

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Oklahoma: Pro-Gun Measures Have Continued to Advance Through the State Legislature

Since session has convened, many pro-gun bills have been advancing in the Oklahoma Legislature.  Below are multiple pro-gun bills that have been passed out of their chamber of origin.  Your NRA-ILA will continue to monitor and keep you updated as these measures progress.

  • House Bill 1630 /Senate Bill 106, sponsored by Sen. Mark Allen, and Rep. David Hardin, allows for the use of an SDA license in place of a background check when purchasing a firearm.
  • House Bill 1662, sponsored by Rep. Kevin West, clarifies the immunity provision for persons asserting claims of self-defense.
  • House Bill 2401, sponsored by Rep. Todd Russ, creates a restoration of rights process that will allow those convicted of nonviolent felonies, to reestablish their Second Amendment rights following a certain period of time with a clean record.
  • House Bill 2588, sponsored by Rep. Sean Roberts, allows designated school personnel with an SDA License to carry a firearm for self-defense while on school grounds.
  • House Bill 2645, sponsored by Rep. Jon Echols, is an omnibus bill with clean up language for Oklahoma’s Constitutional Carry law.
  • Senate Concurrent Resolution 5  incorporates the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation-approved hunter education course into middle or high school curriculums. 
  • Senate Bill 644, sponsored by Sen. Blake Stevens, authorizes municipal employees to carry a firearm at work.
  • Senate Bill 646, sponsored by Sen. Michael Bergstrom, will allow for an individual to carry a firearm in the designated bar area of a restaurant as long as that person is not consuming alcohol.
  • Senate Bill 672, sponsored by Sen. Casey Murdock, cleans up state law to allow for the transportation of a long gun in a motor vehicle.
  • Senate Bill 925, sponsored by Sen. Nathan Dahm, cleans up current law to allow for the defensive display of a firearm against a potential threat.

Please contact your state legislators and ask them to SUPPORT these pro-gun measures.  Stay-tuned to NRA-ILA Alerts for more information and updates regarding our Second Amendment rights in Oklahoma.

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