General Meeting – 2016-02-09
7:13 Open meeting with national anthem and pledge
In legislative cycle and gun bills have already been introduced
Crucial to help pro-2A candidates get elected and anti-2A candidates unelected
7:16 Executive Report – President
Communicated with atty on drafts for SCOTUS
Communicated with media
Helping with legislative workshop in Patchaug
7:17 Executive Report – Vice President
Updated social media, blog, and e-mails
7:19 Executive Report – Treasurer
Op expenses: 7,004
Op Income: 8506
Lit total: 632k
Lit expenses: 564k
Lit remaining: 81k
7:23 Coordinator Report – Membership
439 new this month
7:23 Coordinator Report – Events
metacon legislative workshop at King 33.
Hunting and Fishing show and dinner @ Convention center this weekend
Dinner 4-9 @ aquaturf
7:27 Coordinator Report – Legislative update
First leg. Workshop @ metacon
first 2 bills
– SB-20 AAC Carrying while intoxicated
Buzz @ LOB that CT Police Chiefs Assoc. will try to get Open Carry addressed.
Open Carry Memorandum was been issued by Atty Gen. Office.
8:10 Coordinator Report – Permit Issues
Interview with WTNH on women an guns
Don’t blame people who open carry. We need to stand together against the antis. Whether you agree or not, you must stand up against ANY anti-gun bill because they will use it as a wedge to divide us.
Working with legislators on campaigns
Need help checking municipal codes and getting copies of local applications for permits, especially any additional requirements towns are asking for.
Deep River asks for medical/mental impairments.
Constructive Denials were being pushed up to the front, but are not being spaced out. CDs currently have an 8-9 month backlog (vs 2 years for denials/revocations)
We need applications for permits from every town.
8:27 Clay Cope, Candidate for 5th US Congressional District (against Esty)
8:33 Lawsuit update
8:54 Legislative workshop
Being held 2/13.
8:55 Close of Meeting