Bill Text: MI HB4029 | 2019-2020 | 100th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Crimes; weapons; prohibition on carrying a concealed pistol; eliminate. Amends secs. 227 & 230 of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.227 & 750.230) & repeals sec. 231a of 1931 PA 328 (MCL 750.231a). TIE BAR WITH: HB 4026'19

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-15 - Bill Electronically Reproduced 01/10/2019 [HB4029 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2019-HB4029-Introduced.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE BILL No. 4029

 

 

January 10, 2019, Introduced by Reps. Steven Johnson, LaFave and Hoitenga and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

 

     A bill to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled

 

"The Michigan penal code,"

 

by amending sections 227 and 230 (MCL 750.227 and 750.230), section

 

227 as amended by 1986 PA 8; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 227. (1) A person shall not carry a dagger, dirk,

 

stiletto, a double-edged nonfolding stabbing instrument of any

 

length, or any other dangerous weapon, except a hunting knife

 

adapted and carried as such, concealed on or about his or her

 

person, or whether concealed or otherwise in any vehicle operated

 

or occupied by the person, except in his or her dwelling house , or

 

place of business or on other land possessed by the person. This

 

subsection does not apply to either of the following:

 

     (a) A person carrying a hunting knife adapted and carried as a

 

hunting knife concealed on or about his or her person or whether


concealed or otherwise in any vehicle operated or occupied by the

 

person.

 

     (b) A person carrying a pistol concealed on or about his or

 

her person or whether concealed or otherwise in any vehicle

 

operated or occupied by the person.

 

     (2) A person shall not carry a pistol concealed on or about

 

his or her person, or, whether concealed or otherwise, in a vehicle

 

operated or occupied by the person, except in his or her dwelling

 

house, place of business, or on other land possessed by the person,

 

without a license to carry the pistol as provided by law and if

 

licensed, shall not carry the pistol in a place or manner

 

inconsistent with any restrictions upon such license.

 

     (2) (3) A person who violates this section is guilty of a

 

felony , punishable by imprisonment for not more than 5 years , or

 

by a fine of not more than $2,500.00.

 

     Sec. 230. A person who shall wilfully alter, remove, or

 

obliterate willfully alters, removes, or obliterates the name of

 

the maker, model, manufacturer's number, or other mark of identity

 

of a pistol or other firearm, shall be is guilty of a felony ,

 

punishable by imprisonment for not more than 2 years or a fine of

 

not more than $1,000.00. Possession of a firearm upon which the

 

number shall have has been altered, removed, or obliterated, other

 

than an antique firearm as defined by section 231a(2)(a) or (b),

 

shall be 237a, is presumptive evidence that the possessor has

 

altered, removed, or obliterated the same.

 

     Enacting section 1. Section 231a of the Michigan penal code,

 

1931 PA 328, MCL 750.231a, is repealed.


     Enacting section 2. This amendatory act does not take effect

 

unless Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 4026 (request no.

 

00293'19) of the 100th Legislature is enacted into law.

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