HB1734

HB1734 – CLICK HERE TO SEE BILL PAGE

Measure Title: RELATING TO FIREARMS.
Report Title: Honolulu Police Department Package; Firearms; Permits to Acquire; Rifles; Shotguns
Description: Requires a separate application and permit for the acquisition of each rifle or shotgun and shortens the duration of the permit’s validity from 1 year to 10 days.
Companion:
Package: Honolulu Police Department
Current Referral:
Introducer(s): SAIKI (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.