Monday, March 29, 2010

New and "improved" concealed carry bill passes

SF2379 passed the house 80-15 after they gave up on their own bill.

Updated for final vote in the house:
On the question “Shall the bill pass?” (S.F. 2379)

The ayes were, 81:
Alons, Anderson, Arnold, Bailey, Baudler, Beard, Bell, Berry, Burt, Chambers, Cohoon, Cownie, Deyoe, Dolecheck, Drake, Ficken, Ford, Forristall, Gaskill, Gayman, Grassley, Hagenow, Hanson, Heaton, Helland, Horbach, Huseman, Huser, Kaufmann, Kearns, Kelley, Koester, Kressig, Kuhn, Lukan, Lykam, Marek, May, McCarthy, Mertz, Miller, H. Miller, L. Olson, R. Olson, S. Olson, T. Palmer Paulsen Pettengill Quirk Raecker, Rants, Rayhons, Reasoner, Reichert, Roberts, Running-Marquardt, Sands, Schultz, Shomshor, Smith, Soderberg, Sorenson, Steckman, Struyk, Swaim, Sweeney, Taylor, Thede, Thomas, Tjepkes, Tymeson, Upmeyer, Van Engelenhoven, Wagner, Watts, Wenthe, Whitead, Windschitl, Worthan, Zirkelbach, Mr. Speaker Murphy

The nays were, 16:
Abdul-Samad, Bukta, Frevert, Heddens, Hunter, Isenhart, Jacoby, Lensing, Mascher, Oldson, Olson, D. Petersen, Schueller, Wessel-Kroeschell, Willems, Winckler

Absent or not voting, 3:
De Boef, Schulte, Wendt


David aka True Blue Sam said...

Good News! I don't expect to ever see this duplicated in Illinois. I am very happy for all Iowans.

strandediniowa said...

It's not what we wanted, but it's what we got. It is better than Illinois, though.

I need to keep that in mind - it could be worse.