From Todd Vandermyde
The senate dems met for a 2 hour caucus that devolved into a a shouting match amoung senators.
The President is refusing to allow Senator Forby to call the house carry bill. Instead they are going to offer an amendment to their bill that takes most of the parts of the House bill but then strips out the safe harbor provisions, any private property can ban firearms on their property all they want. .
They will remove reseraunt carry and increase penalties for carrying while intoxicated to a class A misdemeanor.
They will also whittle down the preemption to only apply to carrying. But unclear if that applies to mags, ammunition and other things or not.
We could see an amendment late tonight with a committee hearing in the AM but unsure as these clowns don't seem to be very organized
More as I get it.
It looks like it will be an amendment to HB183. Call your senator and urge them to oppose this bill/amendment.
The senate convened for 5 minutes then went to Caucus, then came back for 5 minutes and went into recess. This is the 2 hour shouting match that Todd is talking about.
Regardless if you like SB2193 or not, HB183 is/will be even worse.
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