HRA LEGISLATIVE ALERT GUN BILL HEARING SB 69, THIS THURSDAY, JAN 31, 2013

NOTICE OF HEARING 
COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY, INTERGOVERNMENTAL AND MILITARY AFFAIRS
Senator Will Espero, Chair
SB 69

RELATING TO FIREARMS.

Appropriates $100,000 to the county police departments to initiate a gun buy-back program.
Thursday, January 31, 2013, 3:00 p.m.  Conference Room 224, State Capitol, Conference Room 224

Click for details:  http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=69&year=2013

Even if the State had the money, HRA would oppose this bill unless amended:  1. Persons turning in firearms must be offered a list of names, addresses, and telephone numbers of licensed Federal Firearms Dealers in the State of Hawaii and advised that recovering the actual value of the firearm(s) by transferring to a dealer is or is not lawful.  2.  The county police departments shall offer firearms of historical significance to a museum before they are consigned to be destroyed.

 

Dr. Max Cooper
Legislative Liaison

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