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HF 1407

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 06/21/2017 11:01am

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A bill for an act
proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I; providing
that the right of citizens to keep, bear, and use arms for certain purposes is
fundamental and shall not be infringed.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED.

An amendment to the Minnesota Constitution is proposed to the people. If the
amendment is adopted, a section shall be added to article I, to read:

Sec. 18.

The right of a citizen to keep, bear, and use arms for the defense and security
of the person, family, or home, or for lawful hunting, recreation, or marksmanship training
is fundamental and shall not be infringed.

Sec. 2. SUBMISSION TO VOTERS.

The proposed amendment must be submitted to the people at the 2010 general
election. The question submitted must be:

"Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to provide that the right of a citizen
to keep, bear, and use arms for the defense and security of the person, family, or home,
or for lawful hunting, recreation, or marksmanship training is fundamental and shall not
be infringed?

Yes .......
No ......."
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