Michigan Coalition For Responsible Gun Owners 2013 Legislative Update

Michigan Coalition For Responsible Gun Owners
Michigan Coalition For Responsible Gun Owners

Michigan - -(Ammoland.com)- The Michigan Legislature began the 2013-2014 session at noon on Wednesday, January 9th 2013.

To date, three firearms related bills have been introduced. MCRGO has asked for immediate consideration of all three bills.

The three will be taken up by the House Judiciary Committee this Wednesday, January 23. MCRGO will testify in support of all three bills. They are:

Senate Bill 49 (Casperson): Prohibits the disclosure of Michigan firearms registration information and exempts such information from the Freedom of Information Act.

Senate Bill 60 (Green): Corrects a flaw in HB 5225 of 2012 which eliminated the need to obtain a pistol purchase permit for a purchase from a Class 1 FFL but neglected to include Class 7 FFLs as well.

Senate Bill 63 (Pavlov): Creates the “Firearms Freedom Act” which asserts that a personal firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in Michigan and that remains within the borders of Michigan is not subject to federal law or federal regulation, including registration under the authority of Congress to regulate interstate commerce.

About:
The Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners is a non-profit, non-partisan organization. Formed from just eight people in 1996, we now have thousands of members and numerous affiliated clubs across the state. We’re growing larger and more effective every day.

Our mission statement is: “Promoting safe use and ownership of firearms through education, litigation, and legislation” Visit: www.mcrgo.org

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