By Dean Weingarten
Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- A comprehensive version of the SHARE act is to be discussed in the House Committee on Natural Resources on Wednesday, June 14. It includes the Hearing Protection Act and numerous other firearm law reforms.
Versions of the Sportsman’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act has been about to be passed for years. It was introduced in 2012.
It has received majority support from both parties. Similar legislation came very close to passage in 2016, passing in the Senate and the House, before being derailed in the conference committee.
It is the brainchild of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). It is an omnibus hunting and gun law reform bill that should have passed years ago. It has not passed because of one reason. The Barack Obama administration did not support it.
The pressure for reforms has been building. There is a Second Amendment supporting administration in power. The comprehensive reforms have been strengthened. In consultation with the BATFE, the Hearing Protection Act was added to the bill.
The Hearing Protection Act wasn’t the only reform added. SHARE also reforms much of 18 U.S.C., …Read the Rest