On Tuesday, April 17, the Senate Public Safety Committee passed both SB 1100 and SB 1382. SB 1100 has been referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee where it awaits a hearing date and SB 1382 has been sent to the floor where it will soon be eligible for a vote.

Senate Bill 1382, sponsored by Senator Andy Vidak (R-14),would expand the vehicle storage options for gun owners by authorizing the use of a locking toolbox or utility box in pickup trucks or other vehicles that do not contain a trunk.