Category: Crime and Public Safety, Recreation and Transportation
SB 500 (2018) amending references to firearms terminology.
House/Senate Bill: NH Senate
Description: Removes the prohibition of carrying a loaded rifle or shotgun in or on a stationary motor vehicle, OHRV, snowmobile, or aircraft. This bill also changes some legal references to firearms, and allows licensed bow hunters to carry firearms. Lastly, this bill removes the ability to deny or revoke a hunting license if a person "is not a suitable person to carry firearms." The Senate amended the bill to also allow carrying a loaded firearm on a moving vehicle if the person is protecting livestock or crops. The Senate amendment also allows hunting with an air rifle.
Bill Sponsor: Kevin Avard
Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information
Next Hearing Date: Tue, 03/20/2018
Next Voting Date: Wed, 05/02/2018