Wyoming House Bill No. HB0104 – Firearm Protection Act

Wyoming House Bill No. HB0104 – Firearm Protection Act

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The following is the text of Legislation proposed in Wyoming this week…

2013
STATE OF WYOMING
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1 HB0104
HOUSE BILL NO. HB0104
Firearm Protection Act.
Sponsored by: Representative(s) Kroeker, Baker, Burkhart,
Jaggi, Miller, Piiparinen, Reeder and
Winters and Senator(s) Dockstader and Hicks
A BILL
for
1 AN ACT relating to firearms; providing that any federal law
2 which attempts to ban a semi-automatic firearm or to limit
3 the size of a magazine of a firearm or other limitation on
4 firearms in this state shall be unenforceable in Wyoming;
5 providing a penalty; and providing for an effective date.
6
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Wyoming:
8
9 Section 1. W.S. 6-8-405 is amended to read:
10
11 6-8-405. Offenses and penalties; defense of Wyoming
12 citizens.
13
14 (a) No public servant as defined in W.S. 6-5-101, or
15 dealer selling any firearm in this state shall enforce or
16 attempt to enforce any act, law, statute, rule or 2013 STATE OF WYOMING 13LSO-0426
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1 regulation of the United States government relating to a
2 personal firearm, firearm accessory or ammunition that is
3 owned or manufactured commercially or privately in Wyoming
4 and that remains exclusively within the borders of Wyoming.
5
6 (b) Any official, agent or employee of the United
7 States government who enforces or attempts to enforce any
8 act, order, law, statute, rule or regulation of the United
9 States government upon a personal firearm, a firearm
10 accessory or ammunition that is owned or manufactured
11 commercially or privately in Wyoming and that remains
12 exclusively within the borders of Wyoming shall be guilty
13 of a misdemeanor felony and, upon conviction, shall be
14 subject to imprisonment for not more less than one (1) year
15 and one (1) day or more than five (5) years, a fine of not
16 more than two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) five thousand
17 dollars ($5,000.00), or both.
18
19 (c) The attorney general may defend a citizen of
20 Wyoming who is prosecuted by the United States government
21 for violation of a federal law relating to the manufacture,
22 sale, transfer or possession of a firearm, a firearm
23 accessory or ammunition owned or manufactured and retained
24 exclusively within the borders of Wyoming. 2013 STATE OF WYOMING 13LSO-0426
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1
2 (d) Any federal law, rule, regulation or order
3 created or effective on or after January 1, 2013 shall be
4 unenforceable within the borders of Wyoming if the law,
5 rule, regulation or order attempts to:
6
7 (i) Ban or restrict ownership of a semi-
8 automatic firearm or any magazine of a firearm; or
9
10 (ii) Require any firearm, magazine or other
11 firearm accessory to be registered in any manner.
12
13 Section 2. This act is effective immediately upon
14 completion of all acts necessary for a bill to become law
15 as provided by Article 4, Section 8 of the Wyoming
16 Constitution.
17
18 (END)

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