Summary of gun related bills still alive. NOT guaranteed complete. Apologies to list members not in Mississippi.
Next deadline: March 12 for original floor action on general bills and constitutional amendments originating in own house.
By: Rep. C. Scott Bounds (R)
PASSED House; goes to Senate
Requires LEO ID numbers or enhanced CCW permit numbers, instead of names, to be placed on church minutes for the church protection act civil immunity for armed security teams.
By: Reps. Shane Barnett, Chris Brown (20th), Fred Shanks (all R)
Committee Substitute PASSED Jud. B, goes to House floor
Provides that “No state agency may adopt a rule or regulation or enter into any contract or rental agreement that restricts the possession, carrying, transportation, sale, transfer or ownership of firearms or ammunition or their components.” Substitute bill contains an exemption for Dept. of Wildlife hunting regs., and provides civil liability for responsible public officials violating this section.
By: Rep. Joey Hood (R)
PASSED Wildlife Fisheries & Parks, goes to House floor
Allows disability-exempt hunters to use air bows for deer, turkey and small game.
By: Reps. Representatives Criswell, Brown (20th), Hopkins, Owen, Arnold, Barnett, Boyd, Byrd, Carpenter, Darnell, Eubanks, Hale, Kinkade, Mangold, Morgan, Newman, Rushing, Scoggin, Wallace
House Concurrent Resolution (non binding) declaring Mississippi a “Second Amendment Sanctuary” state.
By: Sen. Joseph Seymour (R)
PASSED: Veterans and Military Affairs, Jud. B, goes to Senate floor
Provides that disabled military veterans applying for a CCW license and fee exemption can provide a veterans health services identification card issued by the VA indicating a service-connected disability, as proof of such service-connected disability, instead of providing “verification” from the VA.
By: Sen. Chris McDaniel (R)
Senate Concurrent Resolution (non binding) expressing legislative intent relative to the Second Amendment, Tenth Amendment, and preemption of MS law relative to intrastate firearms activities.