Legislative Victories

  capitol-rally

 

LEGISLATIVE VICTORIES 

 

2021 89th General Assembly

PASSED – HF756 – Constitutional Carry & More – An act establishing Constitutionally based carry, carry for emergency care workers on school property, strengthening of Preemption, and protection of tenants using subsidized living spaces from lawful firearm ownership and possession   
PASSED – HF621 – Firearms Industry Protection Act
– An act establishing which actions may be brought against firearm, firearm accessory, and ammunition manufacturers, distributors, importers, trade associations, or dealers 
PASSED – SJR7 – (Freedom Amendment)
– Right to Keep and Bear Arms Amendment – now to be placed on ballot for ratification of a vote by the people of Iowa
DEFEATED – HF253 – This bill bans 3D printing of guns and gun parts, etc. and mandates 72 hour reporting for lost or stolen guns.
DEFEATED – HF24 – ERPOs and RED FLAG LAWS ignoring due process
DEFEATED – HF65 – Roll back from SHALL ISSUE to MAY ISSUE (Jim Crow Law)
DEFEATED – HF252 – Another ERPO (Extreme Risk Protection Order) bill ignoring due process 
DEFEATED – HF119 – Imposes new liability on parents and guardians when children cause damage with a firearm.
DEFEATED – HF126 – Ban on Capitol Building Carry
DEFEATED – HF127 – Ban on semi-autos and triggers
DEFEATED – HF128 – Universal Back Ground Checks
DEFEATED – HF129 – Magazine Ban
DEFEATED – HF131 – Semi-auto sales ban

2020 – 88th General Assembly

PASSED – HF716 – updated deer hunting rules, including allowing supervised youths to hunt with handguns and streamlining and clarifying ammunition allowed in handguns and rifles.
PASSED – HF2502 – strengthened the prohibition of local governments regulating firearms and extended that prohibition to all weapons, as well as firearms modifications and attachments; provided protection for shooting ranges against discriminatory zoning restrictions; established that court orders banning the public from possessing weapons in a courthouse or other public buildings are unenforceable outside of actual courtrooms and court offices.
PASSED – HF599 – Youth hunting restrictions lifted
PASSED – SF537 – Coyote Hunting by artificial light
DEFEATED – HF2367 – ERPO “Extreme Risk Protective Orders” removing due process from Iowans – RED FLAG LAW
DEFEATED – HF11 – A bill for an act relating to the imposition of civil liability on parents or guardians when minors cause injury with firearms.
DEFEATED – HF31 – A bill for an act prohibiting the manufacture, possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a multi-burst trigger activator, and providing penalties.
DEFEATED – HF32 – Rollback of “Shall Issue” and addition of discriminatory issuance of permits.
DEFEATED – HF65 – Magazine ban
DEFEATED – HF83 – UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS and ban on personal firearm sales
DEFEATED – HF220 – Ban on semiautomatic weapons

 2019 – 88th General Assembly

PASSED – SF188 – Stun Gun Bill – made legal on college campus
PASSED – SJR18(FREEDOM AMENDMENT) – Right to Keep and Bear Arms Amendment – now to be placed on ballot for ratification of a vote by the people of Iowa
DEFEATED – SF466 – Universal Background Checks
DEFEATED – HF433 – Mandatory Parental consent forms for children to visit State Capitol 
DEFEATED – HF377 – Felony accidental discharge of a firearm
DEFEATED – HF92 – Universal Background Checks
DEFEATED – HF115 – Rollback of “Shall Issue” and addition of discriminatory issuance of permits.
DEFEATED – HF116 – Fines and penalties to owners of weapons that were stolen 
DEFEATED – HF123 – ERPO “Extreme Risk Protective Orders” removing due process from Iowans – RED FLAG LAW
DEFEATED – HF124 – Magazine Ban
DEFEATED – HF125 – Semiautomatic Weapon Ban
DEFEATED – HF126 – A bill for an act prohibiting the manufacture, possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a multi-burst trigger activator, and providing penalties.
DEFEATED – HF127 – UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS
DEFEATED – HF149 – ERPO “Extreme Risk Protective Orders” removing due process from Iowans – RED FLAG LAW
DEFEATED – HF17 – Capitol Carry Roll Back
DEFEATED – HF105 – Ban on carry near children
DEFEATED – HF107 – Ban on carry near children
DEFEATED – HF113 – LEAD AMMO BAN
DEFEATED – HF131 – Capitol Carry Ban
DEFEATED – SF13 – CARRY BAN on personal property

2018 – 87th General Assembly

PASSED – HJR13 (Freedom Amendment) – Adding “The Right to Keep and Bear Arms” to the Iowa Constitution – Phase 1 PASSED BY THE LEGISLATURE (must be passed again in the 88th General Assembly and then voted on by the voters of Iowa)
DEFEATED – HF2025 – Criminalizes Permit to Carry holders lawfully carrying in the places they do business – BILL
DEFEATED – HF2145 – Returning Iowa to “May Issue” state – BILL
DEFEATED – HF2143 – Roll back the 2017 passage of Capitol Carry – BILL
DEFEATED – HF2181 – Universal Background Checks – BILL
DEFEATED – HF2180 – Red Flag/Exteme Risk Protection Orders – BILL
DEFEATED – HF2179 – Criminal Penalties for gun owners who have their guns stolen – BILL
DEFEATED – HF2075 – Bumpstock Ban – BILL

 2017 – 87th General Assembly

PASSED HF517 – Omnibus Gun Bill 
-SBRs/SBSs – Legalized Short Barrel Rifles (SBRs) and Short Barrel Shotguns
-“Going Armed with Intent” language fix – the act of carrying a firearm no longer implies an intent to harm someone
-Duty to Carry – removes a Permit to Carry holder’s duty to carry their permit with them at all times
-Hunter Safety – makes Hunter Safety courses that include a handgun safety training acceptable training for Permit to Carry applicants 
-Permit Renewal Requirements – removes the requirement for training when renewing a Permit to Carry
-Permits for Military Personnel and Veterans – allows military veterans to use their DD214 for proof of training while applying or renewing a permit to carry
-Permit to Carry Permit Renewal Window – extended to 30 days before or after your expiration date Permit to Carry Fees – set statewide at $50 initial permit applications and $25 for renewals 
-Uniform Permits – mandates that all new permits have a uniform appearance statewide Permits to Acquire – valid for 5 years rather than 1 year
-Supervised Youth Handgun Shooting – repeals the ban on supervised youth handgun shooting Permit Privacy – bars the dissemination of personal information found on Permits to Carry and Permits to Acquire 
-Capitol Carry – Permit to Carry holders may carry concealed in the Iowa Capitol
-Emergency Powers – Prohibits the government from confiscating guns or limiting the Second Amendment during a declared state of emergency e.g. Hurricane Katrina gun confiscations
-Stand Your Ground – removes the duty to retreat from a self-defense situation
-Straw Purchasing Penalties – anyone caught purchasing a firearm for a prohibited person will be charged with a Class D Felony
-ATV Carry Cleanup – removes the “retention holster” requirement while carrying on an ATV or snowmobile
-Target Shooting on Private Property – a person target shooting private property in an unincorporated area cannot be charged with a public nuisance

2016 – 86th General Assembly

HF2314 – Privacy Protection Act – Passed House, Killed by Anti-Liberty Majority Controlled Senate Inaction
HF2281 – Youth Safety & Parental Rights Act – Passed House, Killed by Anti-Liberty Majority Controlled Senate Inaction 
HF2280 – Emergency Protection Act – Passed House, Killed by Anti-Liberty Majority Controlled Senate Inaction
PASSED HF2283 – ATV Carry Act – Signed into law 
PASSED HF2279 – Hearing Protection Act – Signed into law 

2015 – 86th General Assembly

SF427 – Omnibus Firearms Bill – Passed House, Killed by Anti-Liberty Majority Controlled Senate Inaction 
DEFEATED – HF70 – 10 magazine limit 
DEFEATED – HF76 – Banning the transfer of all semi-auto firearms 
DEFEATED – HF77 – Universal Background Checks

 2014 – 85th General Assembly

 HF2381 – Suppressor Legalization – Passed House, Killed by Anti-Liberty Majority Controlled Senate Inaction

 2013 – 85th General Assembly

 HF535 – Permit Records Privacy – Passed House, Killed by Anti-Liberty Majority Controlled Senate Inaction 

 2012 – 84th General Assembly

HRJ2001 – Repeal Administrative Lead Ammo Ban – Passed House, Killed by Anti-Liberty Majority Controlled Senate Inaction 
HJR2009 – Constitutional RKBA Amendment – Passed House, Killed by Anti-Liberty Majority Controlled Senate Inaction 
HF2215 – Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine – Passed House, Killed by Anti-Liberty Majority Controlled Senate Inaction 
Governor Branstad issues Executive Order Overturning Lead Ammo Ban 

 2011 – 84th General Assembly

 Defeated Several Shall Issue Rollback Attempts

PASSED SF464 – Mourning Dove Hunting Season 
PASSED SF456 – NICS Improvement Amendment Act  

2010 – 83rd General Assembly

PASSED SF2397 – Shall Issue permits to carry
PASSED HF2200 – Repeal of Loaded Magazine Ban while hunting