Tennessee to criminalize state enforcement of federal gun control laws…

Tennessee to criminalize state enforcement of federal gun control laws

Bill: SB1607 (PDF)

Sponsored by Sen. Beavers, SB1607 amends the Tennessee Firearms Freedom Act and states, “A firearm, firearm accessory or ammunition that is present in this state or is owned or possessed by an individual or entity in this state is not subject to any federal enactment or federal enforcement action…No public official, employee, or agent of this state or any of its political subdivisions shall act, aid, or otherwise cooperate to impose, collect, enforce, or effectuate any fine, penalty, or other federal enactment or federal enforcement action in this state…A person who violates this chapter commits a Class A misdemeanor; provided, however, a second or subsequent violation of this chapter is a Class C felony.”

Also: “Tennessee seeks to criminalize state enforcement of federal gun control laws”

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