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HB 69 - Exempts Firearms from Federal Regulation - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Exempts Firearms from Federal Regulation

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (34-5) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (17-3) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (31-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Exempts Firearms from Federal Regulation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that exempts all firearms possessed or manufactured within Alaska from federal firearm regulations, effective immediately.

Highlights:
  • Exempts firearms, firearm accessories, and ammunition possessed in Alaska from any federal firearm regulation, whereas current law only exempts firearms manufactured in the state (Sec. 2).
  • Authorizes the state attorney general to defend any citizen of Alaska who is prosecuted by the United States government in regards to federal law that regulates firearms (Sec. 4).
  • Classifies the enforcement of any federal law that restricts firearms in the following ways as a Class C felony (Sec. 5): 
    • Limits the ownership of a semi-automatic firearm or firearm magazine; or 
    • Requires the registration of a firearm, firearm accessory, or magazine. 
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Exempts Firearms from Federal Regulation

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