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West Virginia: House Committee Passes Firearms Preemption Bill

March 6, 2013

Yesterday, NRA-backed House Bill 2760, sponsored by Delegate Rupie Phillips (D-24), passed by a voice vote in the state House Judiciary Committee.

NRA-ILA, Posted on March 6, 2013

HB 2760 would strengthen current firearms preemption laws by removing existing “grandfather” clauses for certain localities to ensure a uniform set of firearms laws statewide.  This would eliminate provisions that create confusion and inconsistency for law-abiding citizens such as the three-day waiting period for handgun purchases in Charleston.

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