HB 4149 gun-free zone liability

WAITING HEARING ASSIGNMENT – CONTACT COMMITTEE MEMBERS This bill provides that person or public body that establishes gun-free zone is liable for damages resulting from certain crimes committed in gun-free zone, if reasonable person would believe that possession of firearm could have helped individual defend against crime. Personal Choice and Responsibility SB 1544 passed in 2021 prohibited concealed carry, even…

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U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon introduces bill to protect domestic violence survivors from gun violence

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D) has joined with U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., to introduce a bill intended to protect domestic violence survivors from gun violence. The bill is partly named after Nicolette Elias, a 46-year-old Portland woman fatally shot by her ex- husband Ian Martin Elias in her Southwest Portland home in 2014. A court had granted her restraining orders…

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HB 2543 Delaying Firearm purchases

VOTE:NO
Died In Committee

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HB 3005 Ends state preemption over local gun ban ordinances

VOTE:NO
Died In Committee

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HB 2510 Lockup requirements for Firearms

VOTE:NO
Died In Committee

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SB 396 Defines “undetectable firearm” and creates fines.

VOTE:NO
Signed into Law by Gov Brown

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SB 554 Allows ban of carry by CHL holder by Colleges, Universities, School Districts and Airport

VOTE:NO Signed into law by Gov. Brown on 06-01-21 Status (overview) of bill:https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2021R1/Measures/Overview/SB554 This bill allows the State Capitol, colleges, universities, school districts, and the Portland Airport to ban carried firearms in or on their grounds by those with Concealed Handgun Licenses (it’s already illegal if you don’t have a CHL), making possession a Class A misdemeanor (364 days jail…

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Oregon House scheduled to vote this week on gun storage mandate.

Oregon House lawmakers could vote as soon as Monday (April 12) on a proposal to require gun owners to safely store their weapons and report any firearms that are lost or stolen. [OCL Editor’s update; this bill’s reading has been changed to April 19th, 2021. Emails can be sent to the committee members listed at the end of this article]…

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Undoing concealed carry among 4 gun bills up for hearing, vote

These are four bills that have drawn incredible attention in the Capitol: HB 2543 is up for a hearing in House Judiciary on Tuesday March 30. This bill removes the deadline of government to process firearm transfers. The fear is that someone who is having their life threatened may have to wait days (weeks? months?) before government green light the…

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