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2007 House Bill 4491: Repeal pistol “safety inspection” law

Public Act 196 of 2008

Introduced by Rep. Joel Sheltrown (D) on March 20, 2007
To repeal the crime of having a pistol that has not been presented to the local law enforcement agency for a “safety inspection.” The bill is tie-barred to House Bill 4490, which repeals the inspection requirement. A person would still be required to obtain a license to acquire a pistol, and not doing so would be a civil infraction with a $250 fine.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee on March 20, 2007
Reported in the House on April 15, 2008
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Received in the Senate on April 22, 2008
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 22, 2008
Substitute offered in the Senate on June 26, 2008
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance of the bill as previously described.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 26, 2008
Passed 34 to 3 in the Senate on June 27, 2008.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To repeal the crime of having a pistol that has not been presented to the local law enforcement agency for a “safety inspection.” The bill is tie-barred to Senate Bill 370, which repeals the inspection requirement. A person would still be required to obtain a license to acquire a pistol, and not doing so would be a civil infraction with a $250 fine.
Received in the House on June 27, 2008
To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on July 10, 2008

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