House Joint Resolution 2009 H-8278 Amend House Joint Resolution 2009 as follows: 1 1. By striking everything after the resolving clause and 2 inserting: 3 < Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of 4 the State of Iowa is proposed: 5 Article I of the Constitution of the State of Iowa is amended 6 by adding the following new section: 7 Right to keep and bear arms. SEC. 1A. A well regulated 8 militia being necessary to the security of a free state, 9 the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be 10 infringed. 11 Sec. 2. REFERRAL AND PUBLICATION. The foregoing proposed 12 amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa is referred 13 to the general assembly to be chosen at the next general 14 election for members of the general assembly and the secretary 15 of state is directed to cause the proposed amendment to be 16 published for three consecutive months previous to the date of 17 that election as provided by law. > 18 ______________________________ WOLFE of Clinton -1- HJR2009.4688 (1) 87 jm/rh 1/ 1 #1.