FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 2, 2023
Representative Greg Smith Votes NO on HB 2005
SALEM, Ore. – Today, HB 2005 B passed the House Floor on party lines. Representative Greg Smith (R-Heppner) adamantly voted against the bill. HB 2005 B punishes possessing, selling, or transferring firearms without a serial number, prohibits a person under 21 years of age from possessing certain firearms, and allows certain public entities to prohibit concealed handguns in public buildings.
“In all my years of service in the Oregon Legislature, I have never supported legislation that limits, reduces, or in any way infringes upon our Second Amendment right, and I don’t plan to start now” said Representative Smith.
A recorded live video of Representative Smith’s passionate floor speech can be viewed here
Representative Greg Smith is currently serving his twelfth term as a State Representative, making him the longest serving member in the Oregon Legislature. He holds a gavel as the Co-Chair of the Joint Ways and Means Subcommittee on General Government. Representative Smith also serves as the Co-Vice Chair of the full Joint Ways and Means Committee. Additionally, he is the ranking member on the House Revenue Committee. To reach out, please visit Rep Smith’s Facebook Page or send him an email at email@example.com
Representative Greg Smith