Governor Signs Firearm Reforms

Apr 14, 2023

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

This week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a series of bills making changes to firearm laws in Michigan. The new laws encompass changes the governor called for in her State of the State address earlier this year.

Specifics within the newly signed laws include:

    • Require an individual to keep a firearm either unloaded and locked with a locking device or stored in a locked box if a minor is, or could be, present
    • Exempts firearm safety devices from the sales and use taxes beginning 90 days after the legislation takes effect through December 24, 2024
    • Expands background checks to include all firearms

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