Dear MSSA Friends,

Thanks for your help with Northwestern Energy.  We need to hammer home the message, "Leave the right to keep and bear arms alone – mind your own business."

Good news.

Both HB 203 (no local enforcement of new federal gun or magazine bans) and HB 298 (permitless carry) have cleared the Senate and are on their way to the Governor’s desk.  Tomorrow I’ll provide you with information about contacting the Governor in support of these two bills.

SB 122 (ammo component manufacture) has been approved by the House Tax Committee with a 13-7 vote.  This bill will now move on to the House floor for Second Reading, and then Third Reading.  SB 122 got a minor, technical amendment in House Tax, so it will need to go back to the Senate for concurrence with this House amendment.  That shouldn’t be a problem.  Then it, too, will go to the Governor.  More about this when it’s assigned for Second Reading in the House.

That’s all for now.

Gary Marbut, President
Montana Shooting Sports Association
Author, Gun Laws of Montana

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