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New Gun Laws – Safe Storage in a Vehicle – Public Act No. 19-7

AN ACT CONCERNING THE STORAGE OF A PISTOL OR REVOLVER IN A MOTOR VEHICLE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2019) (a) (1) No person shall store or keep any pistol or revolver in any motor vehicle that is unattended unless such pistol or revolver is in the trunk, a locked safe or locked glove box.

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New Gun Laws – Safe Storage in the Home – Public Act No. 19-5

AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFE STORAGE OF FIREARMS IN THE HOME AND FIREARM SAFETY PROGRAMS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

 Section 1. Section 29-37i of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2019):

No person shall store or keep any [loaded] firearm, as defined in section 53a-3, on any premises under such person’s control if such person knows or reasonably should know that (1) a minor is likely to gain access to the firearm without the permission of the parent or guardian of the minor, (2) a resident of the premises is ineligible to possess a firearm under state or federal law, or (3) a resident of the premises poses a risk of imminent personal injury to himself or herself or to other individuals, unless such person (A) keeps the firearm in a securely locked box or other container or in a [location] manner which a reasonable person would believe to be secure, or (B) carries the firearm on his or her person or within such close proximity thereto that such person can readily retrieve and use the firearm as if such person carried the firearm on his or her person. For the purposes of this section, “minor” means any person under the age of [sixteen] eighteen years.

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Free Legislative Workshop – January 21st

Hosted by: New Haven Sportsman’s Club
Presented by: Connecticut Citizens Defense League

Date: January 21, 2017
Time: 10:00am-11:30am
Location:  New Haven Sportsman’s Club, 4158 Durham Road (Rt. 77) Guilford, CT 06437

The purpose of this workshop is to help educate gun owners about legislative activism.
The 2017 legislative session convenes Jan 4th and adjourns on June 7th.

Gun owners have shown that they can make a tremendous difference by engaging their elected officials.
CCDL invites all to attend that are interested in playing a vital role in preserving our 2nd amendment rights in Connecticut.

This workshop will cover:
• How to prepare written testimony for public hearings
• How and where to submit testimony for public hearings
• How to testify effectively
• How to coordinate public testimony with others
•Tips on tracking legislation and communicating with legislators

Contact: Ray Bevis for more info: legislative@ccdl.us

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2014 Legislative Updates

See all CCDL updates and alerts for the 2014 Connecticut State Legislative Session – 2014 Legislative Updates