Title: Requires State Approval of Firearm Regulations
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that requires firearm regulations to be approved by the Wyoming Legislature, effective July 1, 2013.
Prohibits the authorization, regulation, or prohibition of firearms, firearms accessories, or ammunition by any governmental entity other than the State of Wyoming (Sec. 1).
Specifies that any existing or future ordinance, resolution, administrative rule, or regulation in violation of this bill is unenforceable (Sec. 1).
Authorizes individuals who are adversely affected by any ordinance, resolution, administrative rule, or regulation in violation of this bill to file suit in the district court in which the regulation is in effect and seek relief for damages (Sec. 1).
Authorizes the district court to award reasonable litigation expenses and attorney fees to the plaintiff filing suit if the following requirements occur (Sec. 1):
The plaintiff substantially prevails in the action; or
The court finds, as a result of the action, that the complained of ordinance, resolution, administrative rule, or regulation is rescinded, repealed, or amended.