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