Reminder, this weekend:
Great Guns Gun Show 2014
KOKO HEAD RANGE Honolulu City Council Budget Committee heard City and County 2014-2015 budget proposals March 13, 2014. Outgoing Parks and Recreation Director Toni Robinson reported a Capitol Improvements budget item for $250,000 for planning and design for additional safety improvements to Koko Head Regional Park and an NRA Range Consultant visit accomplished in February, 2014. Chair Ann Kobayashi and Councilmembers Joey Manahan, Ron Menor, and Stanley Chang made favorable comments. The appropriation should move to Honolulu Mayor Caldwell for his approval.
SB2938 requiring online registration of firearms by the Attorney General passed the first two House committees, amended to create a working group to study the feasibility and report back to the legislature next year. The bill will move on to hearings in House Judiciary and Ways and Means. HRA support.
HB1902 Was no net loss of hunting areas, now a working group to study the loss of hunting area because of planned fencing and mammal irradication of pigs in prime watershed and hunting areas of the Big Island. Heard in WAL Committee, expected to move on to Ways and Means. HRA support.
HB2246 Requires the Attorney General to report court ordered commitments for mental health to the federal NICS system and provides a mechanism for court-ordered relief from disability to possess firearms after a commitment. Passing Senate HTH and Public Safety Committees, moves on to Judiciary and Ways and Means. HRA support with an amendment.