SJR 1: Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the individual right to keep and bear arms.
00SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 1 01 Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Alaska relating to the 02 individual right to keep and bear arms. 03 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. Article I, sec. 19, Constitution of the State of Alaska, is amended to read: 05 SECTION 19. RIGHT TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS. A well-regulated 06 militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep 07 and bear arms shall not be infringed. The individual right to keep and bear arms 08 shall not be denied or infringed by the State or a political subdivision of the State. 09 * Sec. 2. Article XV, Constitution of the State of Alaska, is amended by adding a new 10 section to read: 11 SECTION 29. EFFECT OF 1994 AMENDMENT OF SECTION 19 OF 12 ARTICLE I. The 1994 amendment of Section 19 of Article I does not affect or 13 change any law relating to arms that is in effect on the date of ratification of the 1994 14 amendment of that section, nor does it affect or change the judicial standard of review
01 applicable to laws relating to the misuse of arms. 02 * Sec. 3. The amendments proposed by this resolution shall be placed before the voters of 03 the state at the next general election in conformity with art. XIII, sec. 1, Constitution of the 04 State of Alaska, and the election laws of the state.