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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to visit Lee's Summit

Set to sign 2nd Amendment Preservation Act
Gov. Mike Parson
Posted at 7:44 PM, Jun 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-10 20:44:54-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will visit Lee’s Summit on Saturday to sign into law a bill that establishes the Second Amendment Preservation Act.

House Bill 85, which prevents local law enforcement from enforcing federal gun laws, was passed 111-42 in a last-minute effort in May.

Under the legislation, agencies that do enforce federal laws will be subject to fines beginning at $50,000.

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And while federal officials would still have the authority to enforce the federal laws, they would do so without assistance from local agencies.

Parson will hold the ceremonial signing at 2 p.m. at Frontier Justice.