Posted: Monday, February 18, 2013 5:52 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska – A controversial bill that would criminalize federal gun regulation in Alaska is on track to be scheduled for a vote.
HB69, by House Speaker Mike Chenault, was moved from the House Judiciary Committee on Monday. It would make it a felony for federal officers to attempt to enforce any new federal laws, regulations, rules or orders that attempt to limit ownership of a semi-automatic firearm or magazine, or require a firearm, magazine or other firearm accessory to be registered.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have expressed concern about federal attempts to regulate firearms and federal “overreach” in general.
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