Florida Alert! House Bill to Stop Discrimination against Gun Owners by Insurance Companies
DATE: February 3, 2014
TO: USF & NRA Member and Friends
FROM: Marion P. Hammer
USF Executive Director
NRA Past President
House Bill 255 by Representative Matt Gaetz (R-Shalimar) is scheduled for a hearing in the House Insurance and Banking Committee TOMORROW on Tuesday, February 4, at 4:00 pm.
HB-255 is a bill to stop insurance companies from discriminating against gun owners. Click here to view bill text. (http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Documents/loaddoc.aspx?FileName=_h0255__.docx&DocumentType=Bill&BillNumber=0255&Session=2014)
HB-255 is the companion bill to SB-424 by Senator Tom Lee that is moving in the Senate.
Please E-MAIL Committee members and ask them to SUPPORT HB-255
IN THE SUBJECT LINE PUT: SUPPORT HB-255 — Stop Discrimination of Gun Owners
(To send your message to all just Block and Copy All email addresses into the “Send To” box)
Committee members need to hear from you. There are cases of insurance companies refusing to provide insurance to gun owners because they own guns, as well as cases where applications for insurance contain questions about gun ownership. This bill will stop such practices.
Please e-mail Committee Members today — It is URGENT they hear from you.