REPORT ON ROUND 3 -- SB-1158 Trust Fund by Senator Charlie Dean (R) Senate Bill 1158 by Senator Charlie Dean (R) was heard on the Senate floor yesterday afternoon (Tuesday March 2, 2010 -- opening day of legislative session) for discussion, questions and for the hearing of any potential amendments. SB-1158 is a bill to STOP legislative raids to remove (confiscate) gun owner money from the Division of Licensing Trust Fund -- that holds funding to administer the Concealed Weapons & Firearms Licensing program.Your emails to Senators were very effective (profuse thanks for your help). There were no attempts to amend or harm the bill. Under the rules, the bill will next be heard on third reading and final passage -- hopefully today when the Senate comes back into session.REPORT ON ROUND 4 -- HB-651 Trust Fund by Representative David Rivera (R) House Bill 651 by Representative David Rivera (R) was heard in the House Full Appropriations Council on Education & Economic Development yesterday (Tuesday March 2, 2010 -- opening day of legislative session). HB-651 is a bill to STOP legislative raids to remove (confiscate) gun owner money from the Division of Licensing Trust Fund -- that holds funding to administer the Concealed Weapons & Firearms Licensing program.Once again your emails to Committee Members were very effective (many more thanks for your help). Some committee members commented to us about the outstanding quality and quantity of emails from NRA/USF members and supporters. There were no attempts to amend or harm the bill and no negative comments. After testimony and favorable questioning, the committee voted unanimously 16 to 0 to pass the bill out of committee.

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