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HB 118 - Establishes the Second Amendment Preservation Act - Wyoming Key Vote

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Title: Establishes the Second Amendment Preservation Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the Second Amendment Preservation Act which authorizes the state Attorney General to sue the federal government over any federal infringements of the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that the following federal acts, laws, executive orders, administrative orders, court orders, rules, and regulations not in place by July 1, 2020, will be considered infringements on the people’s right to keep and bear arms, as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the United States constitution, including (Sec. 1):

    • Any tax, levy, fee or stamp imposed on firearms or firearm accessories or ammunition;

    • Any registering or tracking of firearms, firearm accessories or ammunition;

    • Any registering or tracking of the owner’s firearm, firearm accessories or ammunition;

    • Any act forbidding the possession, ownership or use or transfer of a firearm, firearm accessory or ammunition by a law-abiding citizen; and

    • Any act ordering the mass confiscation of firearms, firearm accessories, or ammunition.

  • Requires all federal acts, laws, executive orders, administrative orders, court orders, rules, and regulations enacted on or after July 1, 2020, be objected to and litigated against by the Wyoming Attorney General on behalf of the citizens of the state (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits any public servant from having the authority to enforce or attempt to enforce any federal act, law, executive order, administrative order, court order, rule, regulation, statute or ordinance enacted after July 1, 2020, that infringes on the right to keep and bear arms (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that this act shall take effect on July 1, 2020 (Sec. 2).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Establishes the Second Amendment Preservation Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the Second Amendment Preservation Act which authorizes the state Attorney General to sue the federal government over any federal infringements of the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that the following federal acts, laws, executive orders, administrative orders, court orders, rules, and regulations not in place by July 1, 2020, will be considered infringements on the people’s right to keep and bear arms, as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the United States constitution, including (Sec. 1):

    • Any tax, levy, fee or stamp imposed on firearms or firearm accessories or ammunition;

    • Any registering or tracking of firearms, firearm accessories or ammunition;

    • Any registering or tracking of the owner’s firearm, firearm accessories or ammunition;

    • Any act forbidding the possession, ownership or use or transfer of a firearm, firearm accessory or ammunition by a law-abiding citizen; and

    • Any act ordering the mass confiscation of firearms, firearm accessories, or ammunition.

  • Requires all federal acts, laws, executive orders, administrative orders, court orders, rules, and regulations enacted on or after July 1, 2020, be objected to and litigated against by the Wyoming Attorney General on behalf of the citizens of the state (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits any public servant from having the authority to enforce or attempt to enforce any federal act, law, executive order, administrative order, court order, rule, regulation, statute or ordinance enacted after July 1, 2020, that infringes on the right to keep and bear arms (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that this act shall take effect on July 1, 2020 (Sec. 2).

Title: Establishes the Second Amendment Preservation Act

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