OK Senate Bill 548: "2nd Amendment Preservation Act" (Full Text - Short Read)Submitted by dwalters on Fri, 01/18/2013 - 15:58
An Act relating to the right to bear arms; creating
the 2nd Amendment Preservation Act; providing short
title; declaring how a certain amendment reads and
what it guarantees; specifying certain duty of the
Legislature of this state; providing penalties for
certain violations of the Act; providing for
codification; and declaring an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA:
SECTION 1. NEW LAW A new section of law to be codified
in the Oklahoma Statutes as Section 1290.27 of Title 21, unless
there is created a duplication in numbering, reads as follows:
A. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "2nd
Amendment Preservation Act."
B. The Legislature of the State of Oklahoma declares that the
2nd Amendment guarantees an individual right to keep and bear arms
free from infringement; that federal acts, laws, orders, rules,
regulations, bans, or registration requirements regarding firearms
constitute an infringement on the individual right, are not
authorized by the Constitution of the United States and violate its
true meaning and intent as given by the founders and ratifiers, and
are hereby declared to be invalid in the State of Oklahoma, shall not be recognized by this state, are specially rejected by this
state, and shall be considered null and void and of no effect in
C. It shall be the duty of the Legislature of this state to
adopt and enact any and all measures as may be necessary to prevent
the enforcement of all federal acts, laws, orders, rules,
regulations, bans or registration requirements regarding firearms
within the limits of this state.
D. Any official, agent, or employee of the United States
government or any employee of a corporation providing services to
the United States government that enforces or attempts to enforce an
act, order, law, statute, rule or regulation of the government of
the United States in violation of this act shall be guilty of a
felony and upon conviction shall, upon conviction, be punished by
imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections not to
exceed five (5) years, or by a fine not exceeding Five Thousand
Dollars ($5,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment.
E. Any public officer or employee of the State of Oklahoma or
any political subdivision of the state, that enforces or attempts to
enforce an act, order, law, statute, rule or regulation of the
government of the United States in violation of this act shall be
guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon conviction, be punished by
imprisonment in the county jail not to exceed two (2) years, or by a
fine not to exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment.
SECTION 2. It being immediately necessary for the preservation
of the public peace, health and safety, an emergency is hereby
declared to exist, by reason whereof this act shall take effect and
be in full force from and after its passage and approval.