Let the act to be amended as follows:
MIDEAST FIREARMS SAFETY ACT
a. In this act:
i. "Firearm" means any weapon designed to discharge a projectile by means of gunpowder.
ii. "Specified felony" means any felonious crime that (i) has as an element of the use, attempted use, or threatened use of physical force against the person of another (Such crimes include, but are not limited to, theft, robbery, homicide, attempted homicide, forcible sexual assault, sexual assault of a child, kidnapping, false imprisonment, substantial and aggravated battery, auto theft, and car jackings.); or (ii) is burglary, arson, or extortion, involves use of explosives, or otherwise involves conduct that presents a serious potential risk of physical injury to another.
2.) No person may conceal and carry a firearm on their person in public places unless they have completed a government firearms safety course and have been issued a proper license. These licenses must be renewed every 10 years.
3.) Violation of Section 2 is punishable by a fine of not more $10,000 or imprisonment of not more than 3 years or both.
4.) No person may possess a firearm if they have:
a. Been convicted of a specified felony or adjudicated delinquent of a felony in the Mideast Region, or
b. Been convicted of a specified felony or adjudicated delinquent of a felony in another Region, or
c. Been convicted of a specified felony or adjudicated delinquent of a felony under Federal Law.
5.) Violation of Section 4 is punishable by a fine of not more than $25,000 or imprisonment of not more than 5 years or both.
6.) No person may possess a shotgun or rifle with a barrel length of under 16 inches.
7.) Violation of Section 6 is punishable by a fine of not more than $25,000 or imprisonment of not more than 5 years or both.
8.) The Second Concealed Carry Statute is hereby repealed.
9.) All municipalities in the Mideast are required to organize gun drop-off events at least once every two years. All weapons which are collected during such an event must be destroyed and can be recycled. Municipalities which do not comply with this statute can be punished with a fine of up to $50,000.
This amendment added Clause 9 to the already signed MFSA.
Sponsor: Madman Motley