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HB 782 - Prohibits Enforcement of Certain Law Relating to Firearms - Mississippi Key Vote

Mark Baker Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (75-46) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Enforcement of Certain Law Relating to Firearms

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits federal laws regarding firearms from being enforced if they go against the state's constitution, effective July 1, 2016.

Highlights:

 

  • Prohibits state agencies, employees, and political subdivisions from enforcing a new federal rule or executive order relating to personal firearms, accessories, or ammunition if the federal rule in question goes against the state’s constitution (Sec. 1).

  • Establishes the following penalties for violations of this bill (Sec. 1):

    • $1,000 for a 1st violation; and

    • $5,000 or 6 months of imprisonment, or both, for a 2nd violation.

  • Specifies that this does not apply to compliance with a court order (Sec. 1).

Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Enforcement of Certain Law Relating to Firearms

Sponsors

  • Mark S. Formby (MS - R) (Out Of Office)

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