Senator Scott Beason Is At It Again - DANGER Legislation Proposed By Senator BeasonRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Feb 09 2013 11:05 AM
MONTGOMERY: Alabama Senator Scott Beason has introduced a bill in Senate, which according to the Alabama Association of County Commissioners, is a danger bill.
Which Alabama Senator Scott Beason is a dangerous Senator. According to Beason's testimony in Federal Court, he has over $ 70,00000 of credit card debt and his only job is that of a part time Alabama State Senator. ANd we expect him to resolve our problems in Alabama.
According to the Alabama Associatio of County Commissioners, this Legislation is a wash in various proposals designed to preserve an individual’s right to carry a firearm. One of the most sweeping proposals is Sen. Scott Beason’s SB 129, which is still in the Senate Business and Labor Committee. These bills are of utmost concern to local law enforcement for a number of reasons. Some bills would remove a sheriff’s discretion on issuing pistol permits, and county government is also an employer that must be mindful of its right to restrict weapons among employees to ensure a safe workplace.
Synopsis of Beason Legislation
This bill would consolidate certain preemption language regarding the authority of counties and municipalities to regulate certain activity related to firearms and would provide civil remedies for persons adversely affected by unauthorized action of a county or municipality
relating to firearm regulation.This bill would provide penalties for public officials who participate in the enactment of unlawful ordinances, rules, or regulations relating to firearms, ammunition, and firearm accessories. This bill would provide that lawfully carrying a firearm under certain conditions does not, in and of itself, constitute the crime of disorderly conduct.
This bill would require a sheriff to issue or deny a concealed pistol permit within 30 days of receipt of the application and accompanying fees and would specify that the license must be renewed from one to five years from the date of issuance.
This bill would specify certain eligibility requirements for the issuance of a pistol permit and would require an annual permit fee of $10. This bill would provide for the issuance of pistol permits to applicants who are not United States citizens under certain conditions and would authorize employers to restrict employees from carrying concealed pistols under limited circumstances.
This bill would require a report from the National Instant Background Check System as part of the investigation process relating to the issuance of a concealed pistol permit. This bill would authorize a judge to determine who may possess or carry a firearm or other weapon in his or her courtroom.
This bill would authorize the Attorney General to enter into reciprocal agreements with other states for the mutual recognition of licenses to carry pistols.
This bill would repeal the prohibition against the possession of a firearm at a public demonstration. Amendment 621 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 111.05 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, prohibits a general law whose purpose or effect would be to require a new or increased expenditure of local funds from becoming effective with regard to a local governmental entity without enactment by a 2/3 vote unless: it comes within one of a number of specified exceptions; it is approved by the affected entity; or the Legislature appropriates funds, or provides a local source of revenue, to the entity for the purpose.
The purpose or effect of this bill would be to require a new or increased expenditure of local funds within the meaning of the amendment. However, the bill does not require approval of a local governmental entity or enactment by a 2/3 vote to become effective because it comes within one of the specified exceptions contained in the amendment.