October 9, 2013, Introduced by Senators GREEN, MEEKHOF, KOWALL, PAVLOV, COLBECK and ROBERTSON and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.




     A bill to amend 1931 PA 328, entitled


"The Michigan penal code,"


by amending section 224b (MCL 750.224b), as amended by 2008 PA 196.




     Sec. 224b. (1) A person shall not make, manufacture, sell,


offer for sale, transfer, or possess a short-barreled shotgun or a


short-barreled rifle.


     (2) A person who violates this section is guilty of a felony


punishable by imprisonment for not more than 5 years or a fine of


not more than $2,500.00, or both.


     (3) This section does not apply to the sale, offering for


sale, or possession of a short-barreled rifle or a short-barreled


shotgun which the secretary of the treasury of the United States of


America, or his or her delegate, under 26 USC, sections 5801


through 5872, or 18 USC, sections 921 through 928, has found to be


a curio, relic, antique, museum piece, or collector's item not


likely to be used as a weapon, but only if the person selling,


offering for sale or possessing the firearm has also fully complied


with section 2 or 2a of 1927 PA 372, MCL 28.422 and 28.422a. This


section does not apply to a firearm that is lawfully made,


manufactured, transferred, or possessed under federal law.


     (4) A person, excluding a manufacturer, lawfully making,


transferring, or possessing a firearm under this section shall


comply with section 2 or 2a of 1927 PA 372, MCL 28.422 and 28.422a.


     (5) Section 20 of chapter 16 of the code of criminal


procedure, 1927 PA 175, MCL 776.20, applies to this subsection (3).