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2006 House Bill 6364: Prohibit legal firearms seizure during state of emergency

Public Act 546 of 2006

Introduced by Rep. Scott Hummel (R) on August 29, 2006
To establish that when a state of emergency is declared, the governor does not have the authority to order the confiscation of lawfully possessed firearms.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on August 29, 2006
Reported in the House on September 13, 2006
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on September 20, 2006
To replace the previous version of the bill with one that also would eliminate the governor's ability to suspend the sale of firearms and to issue orders or rules providing for the "control of the possession, sale, carrying and use of firearms, other dangerous weapons, and ammunition" during declared a declared state of emergency.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 20, 2006
To eliminate the governor's ability to suspend the sale of firearms and to issue orders or rules providing for the "control of the possession, sale, carrying and use of firearms, other dangerous weapons, and ammunition" during a declared state of emergency. Also, to establish that when a state of emergency is declared, the governor does not have the authority to order the confiscation of lawfully possessed firearms.
Received in the Senate on November 28, 2006
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on November 28, 2006
Reported in the Senate on December 6, 2006
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 28, 2006

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