OHIO – SUPPRESSOR HUNTING NOW LEGAL

Suppressor hunting is now legal in Ohio!

Written by ASA on March 23, 2015

Ohio Flag - suppressor hunting

Ohio Flag – Suppressor Hunting is Now Legal.

Today, ASA backed House Bill 234 takes effect. The bill, which was sponsored by Rep. Cheryl Grossman (R-23) and Rep. John Becker (R-65), repeals the prohibition on the use of legally possessed suppressors while hunting in Ohio. Lawmakers consolidated a number of pro-gun amendments into the bill, including a Shall Sign provision which will require Chief Law Enforcement Officers (CLEOs) to process NFA applications in the same manner as CHL licenses.

With the enactment of the new law, Ohio becomes the 35th state to allow hunters to use legally possessed suppressors in the field. Last year, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Louisiana all enacted similar pro-suppressor hunting reform. Of the 35 states in which suppressor hunting is legal, Montana is the only state which restricts their use to certain types of animals. For a full map of suppressor legalities, visit the ASAs website.

Ohio also becomes the eighth state to enact Shall Sign provisions, joining Alaska, Arizona, Kansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Utah.

There are many benefits to using a suppressor, including… To read the rest of this informative article please click here and you’ll be redirected to the “American Suppressor Association’s” website. A new tab or window will open.