Puerto Rico to honor ALL states permits to carry a concealed firearm in 2020

YES!! You read that right! Effective January 1st, 2020 Puerto Rico will honor ALL states permits to carry a concealed firearm On December 11th, 2019, Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced signed Act No. 168. into law. You can learn more by reading a great article Ammoland.com wrote about this new law here. We have also...
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2019 Legislative Session

Post Updated: March 29th, 2019 Original Post: January 28th, 2019 The Utah Legislative Session began on January 28th, 2019 and ended on March 14th, 2019. The following Bills are firearm and self-defense related. Each Bill has its own post explaining what it is, if we support it , oppose it , and its current status....
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H.B. 109 Universal Background Checks for Firearm

This Bill Was Tabled (Failed) NOTE: This Bill is the same as H.B. 418 Universal Background Checks for Firearm Purchasers which failed to pass in the 2019 Legislative Session. This Bill would require anyone who wanted to sell a firearm to another person (private sale) to both, seller and buyer, go to a Federal Firearm...
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H.B. 418 Universal Background Checks for Firearm Purchasers

This Bill failed the 2019 Legislative Session H.B. 418 Universal Background Checks for Firearm Purchasers Sections Affected: U.C.A. 76-10-501. Definitions. Sections Enacted: U.C.A. 76-10-526.1. Transfer of firearm between unlicensed persons. Under this Bill it would; • Defines terms; • Requires background checks for the transfer of a firearm between persons who are not federal firearms...
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H.B. 477 Property Owners Amendments

This Bill failed the 2019 Legislative Session H.B. 477 Property Owners Amendments Section Affected: U.C.A. 57-22-4. Owner's duties. U.C.A. 57-22-5.1. Crime victim's right to new locks -- Domestic violence victim's right to terminate rental agreement -- Limits an owner relating to assistance from public safety agency. Section Enacted: U.C.A. 57-24-103. Restriction on certain prohibitions. This...
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H.B. 489 Concealed Carry Amendments

This Bill failed the 2019 Legislative Session H.B. 489 Concealed Carry Amendments Section Affected: U.C.A. 53-5-704. Bureau duties -- Permit to carry concealed firearm -- Certification for concealed firearms instructor -- Requirements for issuance -- Violation -- Denial, suspension, or revocation -- Appeal procedure. This Bill would allow an individual who has a Utah provisional...
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H.B. 152 Voluntary Commitment Of A Firearm

This Bill passed the 2019 Legislative Session, signed into law by Governor Herbert and effective as of May 14th, 2019 H.B. 152 Voluntary Commitment Of A Firearm Sections Affected: U.C.A. 53-5c-201. Voluntary commitment of a firearm by owner cohabitant -- Law enforcement to hold firearm. Under this Bill it would define an "owner cohabitant" to...
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H.B. 36 Bureau of Criminal Identification Reporting Amendments

This Bill passed the 2019 Legislative Session, signed into law by Governor Herbert and effective as of May 14th, 2019 H.B. 36 Bureau of Criminal Identification Reporting Amendments Section Affected: U.C.A. 53-10-102. Definitions. U.C.A. 78B-7-106. Protective orders -- Ex parte protective orders -- Modification of orders -- Service of process -- Duties of the court....
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