More gun-related legislation to receive first hearings in Senate committee

Senator William Coley (R-4), who chairs the Government Oversight and Reform Committee, has announced that sponsor testimony will be heard on gun-related bills that have been introduced in the Ohio Senate.

The hearings will be held on Tuesday, November 5 at 3:15 p.m. in the South Hearing Room.

SB 203 FIREARM TRANSFERS (THOMAS, C., LEHNER, P.)
To regulate the transfer of firearms at a gun show.

SB 221 SAFETY PROTECTION ORDERS / SELLER PROTECTION CERTIFICATES (DOLAN, M.)
To provide for the issuance in specified circumstances of a Safety Protection Order to apply regarding a person who a court determines is under a drug dependency, chronic alcoholic, or mental health-related firearms disability; to specify LEADS and NCIC reporting and removal procedures for current types of protection orders.

SB 223 FIREARM MODIFICATIONS (THOMAS, C., LEHNER, P.)
To generally prohibit a person from possessing trigger cranks, bump-fire devices, or other items that accelerate a semi-automatic firearm's rate of fire but do not convert it into an automatic firearm and large capacity magazines.

For a complete list of bills we are monitoring in the Ohio legislature, click here.

Chad D. Baus served as Buckeye Firearms Association Secretary from 2013-2019. He is co-founder of BFA-PAC, and served as its Vice Chairman for 15 years. He is the editor of BuckeyeFirearms.org, which received the Outdoor Writers of Ohio 2013 Supporting Member Award for Best Website, and is also an NRA-certified firearms instructor.

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