House Joint Resolution 10 - Introduced HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 10 BY HALL , BEARINGER , HANSON , H. MILLER , THEDE , McCONKEY , DAWSON , PRICHARD , OURTH , KEARNS , GASKILL , and RUFF HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution 1 of the State of Iowa relating to an individual’s right to 2 keep and bear arms. 3 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 1944YH (4) 86 jm/rj
H.J.R. 10 Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of 1 the State of Iowa is proposed: 2 Article I of the Constitution of the State of Iowa is amended 3 by adding the following new section: 4 Right to keep and bear arms. SEC. 1A. The right of the 5 people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. 6 Sec. 2. REFERRAL AND PUBLICATION. The foregoing proposed 7 amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa is referred 8 to the general assembly to be chosen at the next general 9 election for members of the general assembly and the secretary 10 of state is directed to cause the same to be published for 11 three consecutive months previous to the date of that election 12 as provided by law. 13 EXPLANATION 14 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 15 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 16 This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the 17 Constitution of the State of Iowa providing that the right of 18 the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. 19 The joint resolution, if adopted, would be referred to the 20 next general assembly for adoption a second time before being 21 submitted to the electorate for ratification. 22 -1- LSB 1944YH (4) 86 jm/rj 1/ 1