REPORT: Florida Governor Rick Scott Signs Two Pro-Gun Bills into Law
HB 155 - Privacy of Firearms Owners and HB 45 - Preemption Penalties
HAVE BEEN SIGNED
DATE: June 2, 2011
TO: USF & NRA Members and Friends
FROM: Marion P. Hammer
USF Executive Director
NRA Past President
Governor Rick Scott SIGNED two priority Second Amendment bills yesterday.
House Bill 155, Privacy of Firearms Owners, sponsored by state Representative Jason Brodeur (R-33) and Senator Greg Evers (R-2) will STOP pediatricians from invading privacy rights of gun owners and bringing anti-gun politics into medical examining rooms was signed into law on June 1 and will take effect IMMEDIATELY.
Houses Bill 45, Penalties for Violating Firearms Preemption Law, sponsored by state Representative Matt Gaetz (R-4) and Senator Joe Negron (R-28) will STOP local politicians and governments from violating Florida law by providing penalties for willful violations was also signed into law on June 1 and will take effect on October 1, 2011. The delay in the effective date is to allow agencies and local governments to REPEAL any and all regulations, policies, and ordinances that violate Floridas firearms preemption law. Beginning October 1, citizens and organizations may bring actions against agencies and governments for violating Floridas firearms preemption law.