Legislative

Bills being heard Tuesday, April 7, Room 313

Published 04/04/2015

The following bills are being heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Room 313 S 0346 this bill would provide a 2500 ft protected area around recognized wildlife refuges in which hunting with firearms would be prohibited. We are not in favor this bill! S 0504 this bill would ban all lead...

Warwick Council to Vote on New Concealed Gun Rules April 6

Published 04/04/2015

Council to Vote on New Concealed Gun Rules April 6 Councilwoman Camille Vella-Wilkinson has drafted an ordinance overhauling the city’s concealed carry permit policy to “ensure a  timely, fair and consistent permit process” and establishing “self-defense” as the prime criteria for determining need, and it’s up for the first of two votes required to make it law on April 6. For...

RI House to hear Lead Ammo Ban Thursday, April 2nd

Published 04/01/2015

Rhode Island:  House Committee to hear Lead Ammunition Ban Thursday, April 2nd. On Thursday, April 2, the House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources will take public testimony on House Bill 5669, sponsored by state Representatives Arthur Handy (D-18), Edith Ajello (D-1), Thomas Palangio (D-3), and John Lombardi (D-8).  H.5669 seeks to ban the use of...

RI Gun Control Bills this week

Published 03/17/2015

Rhode Island: Lawmakers to Hear Gun Control Bills This Week From NRA-ILA   Today, March 17, the Rhode Island Senate Committee on Judiciary is scheduled to hear Senate Bill 503.  Sponsored by state Senators Cynthia Coyne (D-32), Maryellen Goodwin (D-1), William Conley Jr. (D-18), Erin Lynch (D-31), and Senate President Paiva Weed (D-13), S.503 seeks to expand the...

Legislation Information

Published 03/03/2015

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