Recent Legislation ?

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Recent Legislation ?

Postby Mousegun » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:18 am

Lets have some discussion about the following legislation. I have been away for a few days and lost track of a few results up to now.

Tomorrow, the Tennessee House Civil Justice Subcommittee is scheduled to consider a number of pro- and anti-gun bills. Please contact members of the subcommittee and urge them to support the pro-gun bills that will expand your rights and to oppose the anti-gun bills that threaten your Second Amendment rights.

Those bills to be considered include:


House Bill 1006, sponsored by Representative Andy Holt (R-3), would apply criminal and civil immunity upon a person who lawfully uses a firearm in self-defense, defense of another, or defense from a person committing criminal offense.

House Bill 40, sponsored by Representative James Van Huss (R-6), would allow lawful gun owners to openly carry their firearms without a permit.

House Bill 27, sponsored by Representative Timothy Hill (R-3), would exempt active-duty military service members and veterans who have specialties as military police, special operations, or Special Forces from concealed carry permit firing range requirements.


House Bill 1319, sponsored by Representative Mike Stewart (D-52), would criminalize the private transfer of a firearm by requiring any sale or transfer to be done only through a federally licensed gun dealer with limited exceptions.

House Bill 961, sponsored by Representative Johnnie Turner (D-85), would allow the issuance of a temporary order of protection preventing a person to possess a firearm based on a law enforcement officer’s judgement that the person is a danger to another person. This bill would violate your right to due process.

House Bill 1395, sponsored by Representative Joe Towns, Jr. (D-84), would require a gun owner to report a lost or stolen firearm within 48 hours. A gun owner failing to do so would be required to pay a $250 fine. Individuals who have experienced traumatic events like a burglary or robbery should not be further victimized by the law if they don’t have an immediate inventory of their lost items.
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Re: Recent Legislation ?

Postby Fred762 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:27 pm

Looks like there is still a possibility for passage of the bill relaxing the rules for sound SUPPRESSORS. Get busy and send email to yer reps asap. Remind them that it is a hearing protection issue and not a "thugs get silent guns" issue...
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