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- GA2A ISSUES LEGISLATIVE ENDORSEMENTS FOR STATE HOUSE AND SENATE (5/12/2022)
- GA2A ENDORSES SENATOR BUTCH MILLER FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF GEORGIA (5/9/2022)
- GA2A Warns South Fulton Against Proposed Ordinance (5/3/2022)
- Raffle Winner Announced! (4/28/2022)
- Georgia Permitless Carry – Frequently Asked Questions (4/15/2022)
- GA2A Daniel Defense Precision Rifle Package Raffle (4/8/2022)
- Legislative Update: SB319 to be signed next week! (4/7/2022)
- Legislative Update: SB319 heads to the Governor’s Desk, SB259 is stalled and needs your help! (4/2/2022)
- SB319 is now heading to Governor Brian Kemp’s desk! (4/1/2022)
HB60 (2014) – Repeals the unnecessary and duplicative state-required license for a firearms dealer, instead requiring only a Federal Firearms License (FFL).
HB89 (2008) – Relaxes car carry restrictions for people who do not have but are eligible for firearms licenses.
HB492 (2015) – Changed the definition of weapon in 16-11-173 from the same meaning in 16-11-127.1 to “means any device designed or intended to be used, or capable of being used, for offense or defense, including but not limited to firearms, bladed devices, clubs, electric stun devices, and defense sprays.”
HB492 (2015) – Allows for school systems to decide punishment for any weapon carried to school by a student with the exception of firearms, dangerous weapons or machine guns or unless weapons defined as such in 16-11-127.1 are used in an assault.
HB280 (2017) – Allows a weapons carry license holder to carry a handgun concealed while on campus of public technical schools and public colleges.
HB89 (2008) – Allows people with firearms licenses to carry a firearm into restaurants that serve alcohol, on public transportation, and in state parks.
HB60 (2014) – Prohibits a ban on firearms in public housing, ensuring that the right to self-defense should not be infringed based on where one calls home.
HB60 (2014) – Provides a license holder who is notified he or she is in possession of a weapon at an airport screening checkpoint the ability to leave the restricted access area without being charged with a state crime.
HB492 (2015) – Sets the date a GWL can be renewed to 90 days before and 30 days after expiration. The license can be renewed anytime during that 4 months.
HB60 (2014) – Strengthens current firearms preemption statutes through further clarification of the regulatory authority of local governments, excluding firearm discharge ordinances.
HB60 (2014) – Allows for churches to opt-in for legal carry with only a civil penalty of a $100 if a person happens to carry into a prohibited church unknowingly.
HB492 (2015) – Sets the procedure for a State or Superior Court to notify the Probate Court when a GWL holder is convicted of any crime that would disqualify the holder from holding a license.
HB492 (2015) – Clarifies that the Probate Judge cannot require a fingerprint background check when the holder has a valid GWL, regardless of the county the GWL was issued. (The Judges were requiring a background check for any license that was not originally issued in their county. This practice will stop upon this bill being signed and the effective date reached.)
HB492 (2015) – Added “political subdivision and school district” to the list of those who cannot institute gun control laws.
HB492 (2015) – Clarifies that government buildings are off limits only to those who do not hold a valid GWL
HB60 (2014) – Codifies the ability to legally carry, with a WCL, in sterile/non-secure areas of airports.
HB60 (2014) – Removes the sweeping restrictions on legally carrying a firearm with a WCL in bars, leaving this decision to private property owners.
HB492 (2015) – Clarifies the procedure for the State or Superior Courts to determine the validity of a GWL.
HB60 (2014) – Creates an absolute defense for the legal use of deadly force in the face of a violent attack.
HB492 (2015) – Clarifies that carrying within 150′ of a polling place is off limits ONLY when an election is taking place.
SB308 (2010) – Made carrying on school property a misdemeanor with license and felony without license.
HB60 (2014) – Lowers the age to obtain a concealed WCL from 21 to 18 for active duty military with specific training.
HB60 (2014) – Requires reporting of those persons who have been involuntarily hospitalized or have been adjudicated mentally deficient to the NICS system while also providing the ability for relief through an application process to the court system allowing for restoration of gun rights.
HB60 (2014) – Protects the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding gun owners from being restricted or infringed by executive authority under a declared state of emergency.
HB492 (2015) – Requires the Probate Court to notify GCIC immediately or no later than ten days of any license holder who is involuntarily committed to a mental institution.