BOISE (March 11, 2013) – In Idaho today, the State House of Representatives voted to nullify federal gun laws, rule, regulations and orders on semiautomatic firearms, or any firearm magazine, plus any federal registration on all firearms, magazines, or other firearm accessories.
House Bill 219 (HB0219), introduced by 22 sponsors, takes the extremely important step in a full prohibition on all state and local enforcement of federal gun laws, rules, regulations or orders on firearms, accessories and ammunition owned or manufactured in the states. It reads, in part:
Any official, agent or employee of the state of Idaho or a political subdivision thereof who knowingly and willfully enforces or orders an official, agent or employee of the state of Idaho or a political subdivision of the state to en- force any order, law, rule or regulation of the United States government as provided in subsection (2) of this section upon a personal firearm, a firearm accessory or ammunition that is owned or manufactured commercially or privately in Idaho shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), shall be subject to imprisonment for a period not to exceed one (1) year, or shall be subject to both such fine and imprisonment.
The Idaho House passed the bill by a vote of 55-13 (see how reps voted here)Details