General Assembly: 87 (2018 Regular GA) - Chapter 1174 - Proposed constitutional amendment — right to keep and bear arms


Published: 2018

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CHAPTER 1174 PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT — RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS

H.J.R. 2009

First Time Passed

A JOINT RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the right of the people to keep and bear arms.

Be It Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa is proposed: Article I of the Constitution of the State of Iowa is amended by adding the following new

section: Right to keep and bear arms. SEC. 1A. The right of the people to keep and bear arms

shall not be infringed. The sovereign state of Iowa affirms and recognizes this right to be a fundamental individual right. Any and all restrictions of this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny.

Sec. 2. REFERRAL AND PUBLICATION. The foregoing proposed amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa is referred to the general assembly to be chosen at the next general election for members of the general assembly and the secretary of state is directed to cause the same to be published for three consecutive months previous to the date of that election as provided by law.

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