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Saturday, March 1, 2003

Maryland - Committee To Hold Hearings Soon For 3 Firearms-Related Bills

Hearings were held this week in the Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, where the Ehrlich administration firmly stated ...

Saturday, March 1, 2003

Arizona - House Could Vote On Gun Show Bills March 3

Early next week, the Arizona House of Representatives will consider three bills that would impact law-abiding gun owners ...

Friday, February 28, 2003

Texas - Can House Committee Prevent A Raid On CHL Program?

We can all expect to have to tighten our belts during tough economic times.  Governor Rick Perry (R) directed ...

Friday, February 28, 2003

Texas - Bill Closing CHL "Local Loophole" To Be Considered By House Calendars Committee

On Tuesday, the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee voted 6-1 to approve Rep.

Sunday, February 23, 2003

Arizona - House Passes Right To Carry Reciprocity Legislation

HB 2353, Right to Carry permit reciprocity legislation sponsored by Representative Chuck Gray (R-19), will be put to ...

Sunday, February 23, 2003

Colorado - Senate To Consider Right To Carry Legislation

2/25/03 - For an update on SB 24 and SB 25 see this Rocky Mountain News article. The ...

Sunday, February 23, 2003

Maryland - Committee Hearings Feb. 27 For Ballistic "Fingerprinting" Bill And Other Bills

On Thursday, February 27, at 1:00 p.m., the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee will hold hearings on SB 208, ...

Sunday, February 23, 2003

Minnesota - House Committee To Vote On Personal Protection Act

On February 26, the House Judiciary Policy and Finance Committee will vote on House File 261, the NRA-backed ...

Sunday, February 23, 2003

Missouri - Reckless Lawsuit Preemption Legislation To Be Heard

2/25/03 - For an update on Senate Bill 13 see this St. Louis Post Dispatch article. Senate Bill ...

Sunday, February 23, 2003

New Mexico - Right To Carry, Reckless Lawsuits Legislation Introduced

On Friday, February 21, the Senate passed SB 23, NRA-backed Right to Carry legislation sponsored by Senator Shannon ...


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.