House File 94 - IntroducedA Bill ForAn Act 1prohibiting the discharge of a firearm from within
2or on a motor vehicle on a public highway, and providing
3penalties.
4BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
1   Section 1.  Section 481A.54, Code 2021, is amended by adding
2the following new subsection:
3   NEW SUBSECTION.  2A.  A person shall not discharge a firearm
4from within or on a motor vehicle on a public highway.
5EXPLANATION
6The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
7the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
   8This bill prohibits the discharge of a firearm from within
9or on a motor vehicle on a public highway. A violation of the
10bill is punishable by a scheduled fine of $30. In addition,
11a person who violates the bill is subject to existing civil
12damages in Code chapter 481A relating to unlawfully taking
13an animal. An animal taken by a person while the person is
14violating the bill is subject to seizure by the director of the
15department of natural resources or a peace officer.
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