Two pro-gun bills to receive hearings this week
Representative Scott Wiggam (R-1), who chairs the House State & Local Government Committee, has announced a second hearing for two pro-gun rights bills:
HB 62 - DESIGNATE OHIO A SECOND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY (Sponsors: Mike Loychik, Diane V. Grendell) To designate the State of Ohio as a Second Amendment Sanctuary State and to name this act the Ohio Second Amendment Safe Haven Act.
HB 89 - REPEAL THE DUTY TO "PROMPTLY" INFORM (Sponsor: Scott Wiggam) To modify the requirement that a concealed handgun licensee must notify a law enforcement officer that the licensee is authorized to carry a concealed handgun and is carrying a concealed handgun when stopped.
The hearing will be held on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in Room 121 at the Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215. The webcast will be available here.
The committee will hear proponent testimony.
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.