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SF 2251

as introduced - 81st Legislature (1999 - 2000) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to public safety; allowing political 
  1.3             subdivisions to regulate firearms with certain 
  1.4             restrictions; proposing coding for new law in 
  1.5             Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624. 
  1.6   BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
  1.7      Section 1.  [624.7195] [LOCAL REGULATION.] 
  1.8      Notwithstanding sections 471.633 and 471.634, a home rule 
  1.9   or statutory city, county, or town may regulate firearms but may 
  1.10  not prohibit the transportation of an otherwise legal firearm 
  1.11  that is: 
  1.12     (1) unloaded; 
  1.13     (2) in a gun case specially made to contain a firearm that 
  1.14  fully encloses the firearm by being zipped, snapped, buckled, 
  1.15  tied, or otherwise fastened; and 
  1.16     (3) in the closed trunk or another part of a motor vehicle 
  1.17  that is inaccessible to the driver and passengers.