Last week, excellent testimony from industry professionals, individual citizens and elected officials was given in support of Senate Bill 301 in the Georgia House Game, Fish and Parks Committee. Unfortunately, SB 301 has not yet been scheduled for another committee hearing and time is running short in this legislative session.  If SB 301 is not voted on soon, it cannot be considered on the House floor.  SB 301 passed in the state Senate by an overwhelming 48 to 5 vote on January 31.  SB 301 would allow hunters in Georgia to use lawfully-possessed suppressors (also referred to as silencers) on firearms for hunting.

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