Arizona lawmakers approve bill pre-empting some city gun laws

| May 9, 2016

Arizona lawmakers approve bill pre-empting some city gun laws

State lawmakers sent Gov. Doug Ducey legislation Friday to allow lawsuits against cities to challenge their gun regulations.SB 1266, approved by the House on a 31-23 margin, is designed to add teeth to existing state laws which prohibit local communities from enacting firearms laws which exceed what the legislature has permitted. It says a court that finds there was a knowing or willful violation of state law can assess a civil penalty up to $50,000 and remove public officials from office.

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