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WELCOME
All messages pertaining to closing of the Lodge
due to weather, emergencies closures will be posted here


WE ARE SAD TO REPORT THAT ONE OF OUR MEMBERS ALBERT McEVOY HAS PASSED.
FURTHER INFORMATION ON SERVICES TO FOLLOW


 

MONTHLY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS
ARE HELD ON FRIDAYS BEFORE MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS


MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS ARE HELD ON THE 
2ND TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 11 AM
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*New Members Joining after
July 1, 2024 – through November 1, 2024*

New members shall be responsible for payment of the current year’s annual dues upon joining.
If a new member joins after July 1st  November 1st, they will be charged $100; $25 to cover half year and $75 payment for the following year.
In December the normal fee will be the normal $75.

NEW MEMBER
ACTIVE 
APPLICATION

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Final Version FOP 171
Constitution-By-Laws Revision 07.18.2023

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FOP Legal Defense Coverage for Conceal Carry


The new 2024 HR-218 qualification will take effect on July 1, 2024.
You can view the new steps required to qualify for your HR-218. Please click on the link below.
*If you qualify with a weapon less than 13 rounds, will be allowed to reload when necessary*
 
https://youtu.be/SnPr06ZOgug
 
*As I mentioned in the past, if you want to renew before the July 1st deadline, they will still be using the older method to qualify.

Homeowners’ Right to Display Blue Line Flags Law Passed in Florida
Blue Line Flags on sale at the Lodge


If you need to have your HR-218 Renewed
Please contact P&T Firearms at Contact him at 

[email protected]  
or
call (352) 467-9430

Cost to be determined at time of qualification. Bring Ear & Eye Protection along with 50 Rounds of Ammo.
He is located in Lake County about 1 hr and 10 minutes away. 

FOP LODGE #171 #FOPSTRONG

CURRENT BILLS WHICH EFFECT ACTIVE
& RETIRED MEMBERS

H.R. 354 (Bacon, R-NE), the “LEOSA Reform Act,” which would amend the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA), which exempts qualified active and retired law enforcement officers from local and State prohibitions on the carriage of concealed firearms, to ensure that these officers are able to carry in the same venues as civilian concealed carry permit holders in areas like schools and national parks, as well as use public transportation and extends the exemption to magazine capacity and would allow active and retired law enforcement officers to access services at U.S. post offices, Social Security Administration offices or Veterans Affairs facilities; Latest Action: House – 01/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. H.R. 354

H.R. 355 (Bacon, R -NE), the “Back the Blue Act,” which would improve protections for law enforcement officers by increasing the penalties for those who kill or assault law enforcement officers, impose time and other limits on Federal courts’ review of habeas corpus, amend the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA), and provide new grants; Latest Action: House – 01/13/2023 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. H.R. 355

H.R. 743 – BILL ADDRESSED THE INCREASE IN TARGETED ATTACKS AGAINST POLICE

 

 

  2024
BOARD OF DIRECTORS LODGE #171

PRESIDENT: DAVE MAZZONE

FIRST VICE PRESIDENT: GEORGE BYRNE

SECOND VICE PRESIDENT:   RON CONKLIN 

SECRETARY:  STEVE FRAAS

TREASURER:  TIM SMITH

STATE TRUSTEE:  JOE MONDELLO

TRUSTEE:  BILL VAN HOUTEN

TRUSTEE: ROSS BROWN

TRUSTEE:    VACANT               

SGT AT ARMS: RAY RUGGIERE

QUARTERMASTER: DAVE MAZZONE

CHAPLAIN:  MARK CHAVEZ

COMMUNICATIONS: JOE MONDELLO