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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!