Michigan – -(Ammoland.com)- The repeal of the oldest active Michigan gun law was made effective today with Senate Bill 219, now Public Act 95 of 2017, going into effect. The bill makes numerous minor tweaks to the concealed pistol licensing statute; however, it also makes one major change to a law that was so dangerous, we’ve purposely kept quiet about it … until now.
At the very end of SB 219, a 58 page bill, is Enacting Section 1.
“Enacting section 1. Section 232 of the Michigan penal code, 23 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.232, is repealed.“
We felt that MCL 750.232, was so dangerous that we didn’t want to bring anyone’s attention to it prior to it being repealed. Here is what it used to say.
“Any person engaged in any way or to any extent in the business of selling at retail, guns, pistols, other fire-arms or silencers for fire-arms who shall fail or neglect to keep a register in which shall be entered the name, age, occupation and residence (if residing in the city with the street number …Read the Rest