Introduced House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Firearms and federalism. Prohibits a state agency, political subdivision, or employee of an agency or political subdivision from: (1) participating in the enforcement of a federal firearms law enacted after January 1, 2016; or (2) using any state funds to aid the federal government in the enforcement of a federal firearms law enacted after January 1, 2016; unless the participation or use of state funds is required by a court order. Provides that a state employee, employee of a political subdivision, or an agent of the state or a political subdivision who participates in the enforcement of a federal firearms Firearms and federalism. Prohibits a state agency, political subdivision, or employee of an agency or political subdivision from: (1) participating in the enforcement of a federal firearms law enacted after January 1, 2016; or (2) using any state funds to aid the federal government in the enforcement of a federal firearms law enacted after January 1, 2016; unless the participation or use of state funds is required by a court order. Provides that a state employee, employee of a political subdivision, or an agent of the state or a political subdivision who participates in the enforcement of a federal firearms law enacted after January 1, 2016, commits a Class B infraction, and increases the penalty to a Class A misdemeanor if the person has a prior adjudication or conviction. Specifies that a political subdivision may not receive state grant funds if the political subdivision requires the political subdivision or an employee to participate in the enforcement of a federal firearm law adopted after January 1, 2016. ... View more