Law Enforcement — Offenses — Firearms

Private Acts of  1961
Chapter 312

SECTION 1. That this Act prohibits the use of Firearms for hunting on Sundays in Counties having a population of not more than Twelve Thousand, Five Hundred Fifteen (12,515) and not less than Twelve Thousand, Five Hundred (12,500) according to the Federal Census of 1960 or any subsequent Federal Census. It is hereby declared to be a misdemeanor for any person to use Firearms of any nature for the purpose of hunting on Sundays.

SECTION 2. That upon conviction of any person for the use of Firearms on Sundays contrary to the provisions of this Act he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not less than Ten Dollars ($10.00) nor more than Fifty Dollars ($50.00).

SECTION 3. That the provisions hereof shall have no effect until approved by a two-thirds (b) vote of the Quarterly County Court of counties hereby affected at a regular meeting of said County Court occurring more than thirty (30) days subsequent to the approval of this Act by the Chief Executive of the State. Its approval or non-approval shall be proclaimed by the presiding Officer of said Quarterly County Court and the action of the Quarterly County Court thereon shall be certified by him to the Secretary of State, at Nashville.

SECTION 4. That this Act shall take effect from and after its passage, the public welfare requiring it.

Passed: March 15, 1961.

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