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Thread: Support HB49

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    Support HB49

    It is time to start telling your state representatives to co-sponsor and/or support HB49 AS FILED:

    "Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
    37 Section 1. Section 76-10-532 is enacted to read:
    38 76-10-532. Possession of firearms or other dangerous weapons as applied to
    39 interpreting general laws.
    40 (1) In the absence of additional threatening behavior, the otherwise lawful possession
    41 of a firearm or other dangerous weapon, whether visible or concealed, is not a violation of
    42 Section 10-8-47 , 10-8-50 , 76-6-206 , 76-8-703 , 76-8-704 , 76-8-705 , 76-9-102 , 76-9-103 ,
    43 76-9-104 , 76-9-106 , 76-10-506 , or 76-10-507 .
    44 (2) Except where explicit authority to regulate firearms or other dangerous weapons
    45 has been granted by the Legislature, a local authority, political subdivision, municipality, or any
    46 other state entity may not enact, maintain, or enforce a law, ordinance, rule, regulation, code of
    47 conduct, or contractual obligation that limits or prevents the otherwise lawful possession of a
    48 firearm or other dangerous weapon, whether visible or concealed.
    49 (3) If explicit authority has been granted by the Legislature to a local authority,
    50 political subdivision, municipality, or other state entity to regulate firearms or other dangerous
    51 weapons, any law, ordinance, rule, regulation, code of conduct, or contractual obligation based
    52 on that explicit grant of authority shall:
    53 (a) reference the statute that grants the authority to regulate the firearm or other
    54 dangerous weapon;
    55 (b) detail specifically the conduct involving a firearm or other dangerous weapon that
    56 is limited or prohibited; and
    57 (c) use the term firearm if the prohibition or limitation only involves a firearm.
    58 (4) A firearm or dangerous weapon law, ordinance, rule, regulation, code of conduct,

    59 or contractual obligation enacted, made, adopted, or entered into by a local authority, political
    60 subdivision, municipality, or other state entity that does not meet the requirements of
    61 Subsection (3) is void."

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    Well, we got screwed again. The bill was substituted for one that only protects against Disorderly Conduct but leaves all of the "disrupting" statutes to be used against us.

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