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Lawmakers in Lansing are working to repeal a law that makes it a misdemeanor if gun sellers don’t keep a registry of firearm purchases.

 

The Senate passed the bill last week which, supporters say, are technical changes to a law that eliminated gun boards for issuing concealed handgun licenses.

 

The 1931 law requires gun businesses to keep a registry of each buyer’s name, age, occupation and residence along with information about firearms purchased.

 

The bill also would let police officers carry concealed pistols in gun-free zones. That exemption already applies for retired officers and others.

 

 

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