Georgia to exempt in-state guns from federal regulations, impose jail and fines…

Georgia to exempt in-state guns from federal regulations, provide jail and fines to federal gun control agents

Bill: HB89 (PDF) HB90 (PDF)

Sponsored by Reps. Benton, Allison, Dutton, Cooke, et al, HB89 (The Georgia Firearms Freedom Act) states that, “A personal firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition that is manufactured commercially or privately in Georgia and that remains within the borders of Georgia shall not be subject to federal law or regulation, including registration, under the authority of Congress to regulate interstate commerce.” Related bill HB90 provides enforcement of the Firearms Freedom Act by providing that, “Any official, agent, or employee of the United States government who enforces or attempts to enforce any act, order, law, statute, rule, or regulation of the United States government upon a personal firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition that is owned or manufactured commercially or privately in this state and that remains exclusively within the borders of this state shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be subject to imprisonment for not less than one nor more than five years, a fine of not more than $5,000.00, or both.”

Also: “Georgia lawmakers introduce Firearms Freedom Act to exempt guns from federal gun regulations”

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