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For the past few weeks people have been reporting closures and work being done out at what is known as the Sloan Shooting area. We reached out to the BLM's Southern Nevada District Office and this was their response:
According to a tweet by the BLM and varying news reports the fire near Sandy Valley was started due to target shooting.
As anticipated, the Firearms Policy Coalition files lawsuit to stop AB 286 from taking effect just a mere three days after it is signed by Nevada Governor Sisolak.
On Monday June 7th Governor Steve Sisolak signed AB 286 which makes it a crime to have an unserialized firearm, even if it is an unfinished receiver (aka 80% lower/receiver). The new law will officially go into effect January 1st, 2022.
We were hoping for a comment from Senator Ira Hansen (who originally announced SB 452 was dead) on what stalled and eventually killed the bill but couldn't wait any longer. If we hear why we will let you know!
After a brief work session after the Joint Judiciary Committee hearing, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the bill out of committee and will now head to the full Senate Floor for debate and vote. The bill received several amendments from the committee which almost brought it back almost to its original wording with regards to verbal warnings and somewhat addressed a couple of the issues which opponents were starkly opposing it for.
In a rare occurrence, the ACLU, Las Vegas Police Protective Association, Police Managers and Supervisors Association, the Public Defenders Offices in Washoe and Clark Counties, the NRA, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the Nevada Firearms Coalition and a number of other groups and citizens from across the state all were in agreeance with the same thing: SB 452 is a bad bill!
TAKE ACTION NOW! DO NOT DELAY! THEY ARE MOVING ON THIS HARD AND FAST! The bill is heading to the Senate Judiciary Committee This Saturday.
Originally a part of AB 286 that was struck out before it went to House floor for vote has been re-introduced as a separate Senate bill (SB452) as an Emergency Measure by Senate Leader Nicole Cannizzaro with less than two weeks to go until the end of this Legislative session. THIS BIIL MUST BE STOPPED for more than just the apparent infringing upon our 2nd Amendment right reasons! Wording leaves a big loophole! Read Why...