HB1599

HB1599 – LINK TO BILL PAGE

Measure Title: RELATING TO FIREARMS.
Report Title: Permits to Obtain Rifles and Shotguns
Description: Conforms the permitting process for rifles and shotguns to the process for pistols and revolvers.
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral:
Introducer(s): TAKAYAMA (Introduced by request of another party)

HIFICO’s position: STRONGLY OPPOSE

  • Makes the permit process for long guns more time-consuming.
  • Multiple days at the police station for multiple firearms.
  • Does nothing for public safety.
  • Puts additional burdens on the county police departments.
  • It is in conflict with HIFICO lawsuit seeking to make the permit process more streamlined.