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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Great Evening for Gun Owners in Militia Police and Public Safety Subcommittee 1

The following action was taken this evening in Militia, Police, and Public Safety Subcommittee 1.

SB 877 - Allows retired law-enforcement officers who are qualified under federal law to carry concealed firearms to carry a concealed handgun into a restaurant that serves alcohol. Reported to full committee 5 - 0

SB 1035 - Repeal of the Restaurant Ban for concealed carry. Reported to full committee 4 - 1

SB 1166 - Firearms purchase tax increase bill - Tabled

SB 1383 - Repeals the provision that makes it a Class 6 felony to possess a firearm muffler or silencer that is not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record. Federal penalties would still apply. Reported to full committee 5 - 0

SB 1528 - Bill making it clear that the training required for the concealed handgun permit may be done electronically. Reported to full committee 4 - 1

No action was taken on SB 1254 - Senator Marsh's bill making changes to the procedures governing the application for a concealed handgun permit and the carrying of a concealed handgun in the Commonwealth.

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