Ohio Sweeping Gun Reform Passes! (Merged)
After much hard work, for many months, Ohio had the most sweeping gun reform PASSED (in decades) through both the House and the Senate this week. Now, to the Governor's desk for his signature.:danceban:
Buckeye Firearms/NRA SB184 passes Castle Doctrine and a whole host of good concealed carry reform. Things that just plain needed fixed will now be fixed!
-Clarification on how persons without a Concealed Handgun License (CHL) can legally transport firearms in an automobile
-Allows lawful concealed carry in your home without a Concealed Handgun License (CHL)
-Clarifies an unloaded firearm as one with no ammunition in the firearm or in magazines or speedloaders, regardless of where else ammunition is stored
-Allows lawful Concealed Carry in retail establishments with a class D6/D8 liquor license (package sales only, not bars/restaurants)
-Allows pick up/drop off by CHL holders in school safety zones
-Provides for mandatory legal fees for gun owners who require court orders to have firearms returned to them.
-Allows lawful Concealed Carry in state owned shelters, restrooms and parking garages.
-Decriminalizes Concealed Carry in privately owned parking garages.
-Prohibits landlords from prohibiting tenants from owning/carrying firearms
-Allows CHL holders to carry firearm in unlocked glove compartment or center console.
-Expunged/Sealed records are no longer considered when applying for a CHL.
-Written test is no longer required for competency renewal of CHL
SB184:Castle Doctrine/ Firearms bill headed to Governor for signature! | Buckeye Firearms Association
We would like to thank Buckeye Firearms Legislative Chair Ken Hanson and NRA-ILA's Ohio liaison John Howenwarter for all of their tireless work on this bill!!:congrats:
Time for a change in Ohio!
The vote is in and it appears to be clear that there is a need for change in some of the legislators in the Ohio Senate.
Sub. S.B. No. 184 has been concurred by the Ohio Senate 25-7!
This bill will now go to Governor Strickland for his signature, which he indicated he would consent to. Stay tuned for more information.
Voted for the bill (25):danceban::danceban::danceban:
Amstutz, Austria, Boccieri, Buehrer, Cafaro, Carey, Cates, Faber, Fedor, Goodman, Grendell, Jacobson, Mumper, Niehaus, Padgett, Roberts, Schaffer, Schuler, Schuring, Seitz, Spada, Stivers, Wagoner, Wilson, Harris
:aargh4:Voted against the bill (7):mad:
Kearney, Mason, Miller, D., Miller, R., Morano, Sawyer, Smith
If you live in Ohio and are a constituent of one of these Senators I believe it is time for a change. What do you think and why?:boese51::boese51: