New Bills For Friday the 13th

Just a few new bills today. Remember, this are only proposed bills at this time. They will be referred to the appropriate committees where they may undergo significant changed before going for a vote, or they may be killed completely. Even the good ones need to be watched carefully.

These are just the bills announced today. You can always see the full list of bills CCDL is tracking this year by clicking the “Pending Legislation” button near the top of the page, or bookmarking this link: blog.ccdl.us/2017-legislation

Proposed H.B. No. 5597 REP. SKULCZYCK, 45th DIST. ‘AN ACT PROVIDING FIREARMS TO THE STATE POLICE’, to provide the state police with rifles.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5672 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. ‘AN ACT RECOGNIZING LICENSES TO CARRY FIREARMS ISSUED BY OTHER STATES’, to recognize permits or licenses to carry a firearm issued by other states that have substantially similar standards for carrying a firearm.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5673 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. ‘AN ACT CONCERNING APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A TEMPORARY STATE PERMIT TO CARRY A PISTOL OR A REVOLVER’, to specify uniform criteria for an application for a temporary state permit to carry a pistol or revolver.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 118 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. ‘AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OF AMMUNITION AT GUN CLUBS AND FIREARM RANGES’, to permit gun clubs and firearm ranges to sell ammunition for use at such club or range.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY


Since there is significant overlap between the hunting and gun owner communities, This year CCDL will also be posting select sportsmen related bills for information purposes. These will be listed separate from the gun bills. Here’s today’s hunting bill.

Proposed H.B. No. 5614 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. ‘AN ACT ALLOWING SUNDAY HUNTING ON PRIVATE LANDS’, to allow Sunday hunting on private lands.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

3 thoughts on “New Bills For Friday the 13th

  1. They all sound harmless enough at this point in time however…with tag on’s and modifications any one of these bills could be misrepresented to become harmful to firearms owners and CT citizens in particular.
    5597, will it allow the “state police” to have more then allowed 10 round clips??

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