House Joint Resolution 2009 - Enrolled House Joint Resolution 2009 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
House Joint Resolution 2009, p. 2 consecutive months previous to the date of that election as provided by law. ______________________________ LINDA UPMEYER Speaker of the House ______________________________ CHARLES SCHNEIDER President of the Senate I hereby certify that this joint resolution originated in the House and is known as House Joint Resolution 2009, Eighty-seventh General Assembly. ______________________________ CARMINE BOAL Chief Clerk of the House