Iowa Gun Confidentiality Protection Bill Receives Overwhelming Approval in the House
House File 535, an NRA-backed bill prohibiting the publication of the names and addresses of individuals possessing permits to acquire and carry firearms, was sent to the state House floor for final approval last week. HF 535 passed by an overwhelming 95 to 3 vote today. Introduced originally as House File 81 by state Representative Matt Windschitl (R-17), this privacy protection legislation passed unanimously in the House Judiciary Committee by a 20-0 vote last week. It will now be sent to the state Senate, where it will be assigned to a committee.