Senate Joint Resolution 7 - Enrolled Senate Joint Resolution 7 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. SUBMISSION TO ELECTORATE. The foregoing proposed amendment, having been adopted and agreed to by the 88th General Assembly, 2019 Session, thereafter duly published, and now adopted and agreed to by the 89th General Assembly in this joint resolution, shall be submitted to the people of the state of Iowa at the general election in November of the year 2022 in
Senate Joint Resolution 7, p. 2 the manner required by the Constitution of the State of Iowa and the laws of the state of Iowa. ______________________________ JAKE CHAPMAN President of the Senate ______________________________ PAT GRASSLEY Speaker of the House I hereby certify that this joint resolution originated in the Senate and is known as Senate Joint Resolution 7, Eighty-ninth General Assembly. ______________________________ W. CHARLES SMITHSON Secretary of the Senate