7:09 Open meeting and Introduction

7:11 Special Guest - Representativ Rob Sampson

Presented CCDL with a check from his debate with Ron Pinciaro at Sacred Heart University

7:14 Southington Sportsmen's Association presented a check to CCDL

7:16 Executive Report - President

Held an executive meeting and a special meeting on the 2A Poker Run

Interviewed on 94.9 radio show

Volunteered at the Poker Run

Selected as the keynote speaker for the CT Libertarian Convention

7:16 Executive Report - Vice President

Attended the Cos Cob Revolver and Rifle club meeting, thanked them for a generous donation, and gave an update on the pending litigation

Attended the Executive Member and Poker Run meetings

Worked the Poker Run at Yankee Harley

Ordered more CCDL business cards

Delivered the non-perisable foods we collected to Bridgeport Rescue Mission

7:18 Executive Report - Secretary

Attended the Executive Member and Poker Run meetings

Worked the Poker Run at Wallingford Moose Lodge

7:18 Executive Report - Treasurer

Donations/Merch - $6,524

Expenses - $8,695

7:21 Coordinator Report - Membership

Attended the Executive Member and Poker Run meetings

Rode in the Poker Run

Attended the Hat City Friends of the NRA

9338 members

224 new since last meeting

7:22 Coordinator Report - Events

Attended the Executive Member and Poker Run meetings

Worked the Poker Run

Attended the Hat City Friends of the NRA

Hunting and Fishing show coming up next year

5 year anniversary dinner coming up next year.

7:24 Coordinator Report - Permit Issues

Chief Knapp has been removed from the BFPE and the CT Police Chief's Association has replaced him on the board

Still a few denial only days coming up.

CT-N is at hearings now

Lots of questions on Ammo Certifications and Rifle Eligibility Certifications

Attended the Poker Run @ King 33

Working on an appeals process workshop

Hunting permit does not count as a long arm certification or ammo cert for the purposes of buying ammo.

Federal background checks are delayed by the shutdown

Pistol Permit covers all requirements by the new law

Ammo cert needs to be applied for in person.

7:31 Coordinator Report - Technology

Updates to the website

Worked the Poker Run at Yankee Harley

Sent out e-mails

7:32 Coordinator Report - Merchandise

Regular merchandise (plus baby stickers, black stickers, available at meeting)

Your last chance to order a hoodie was at the October 8th meeting. Sorry if you missed it.

7:35 Coordinator Report - Fundraising

The Poker Run was extremely successful.

246 registered riders - largest Poker Run in CT

Thanks to all the sponsors and other who donated sponsorships and raffle prizes.

Thanks to the 5 stops: Woodbridge Firearms Trading Post, Bozzuto's, Wallingford Moose Lodge, Yankee Harley, and King 33.

Cenciccola's deli had a pig roast in support of the litigation fund this past weekend


7:42 Plaque of appreciation presented to Mike from Woodbridge Firearms Trading Post

7:44 Legislator of the Year

CCDL presented CT State Representative Steve Mikutel of the 45th Assembly District with the Legislator of the Year award.

8:04 Short open forum

October 20th is the Coalition of Connecticut Sportsmen annual dinner.

November 7th, Peter Kuck's case on denial of due process (challenging permit hearings being delayed up to 24 months as unconstitutional) is being heard at the 2nd Circuit court of appeals at 10am.

8:30 Special Guest - Attorney Greg Miller

Discussed the new firearms law. You can look at the slide deck.