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Still another gun fetishist bill, filed last week:

FIRST REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 1022

97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE JONES (50).

2095L.01I    D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk

AN ACT

To amend chapter 571, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to liability for prohibiting concealed firearms on business premises.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:

           Section A. Chapter 571, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 571.124, to read as follows:

           571.124. 1. Any private business that displays signage which prohibits public invitees, business visitors, and employees from carrying a concealed weapon on the premises owned or occupied by such private business shall be liable for any injury or damages incurred by such public invitees, business visitors, and employees as a result of such prohibition if such public invitee, business visitor, or employee establishes by a preponderance of evidence that having access to a firearm may have prevented his or her injury or damage.

           2. Any private business that does not prohibit public invitees, business visitors, and employees from carrying a concealed weapon on the premises owned or occupied by such private business shall be immune from any liability arising from its decision to permit concealed weapons to be carried on business premises.

           3. For purposes of this section, the following terms shall mean:

           (1) “Business visitor”, a person who is invited to enter and remain on a premises for a purpose directly or indirectly connected with business dealings with the possessor of such premises;

           (2) “Public invitee”, a person invited to enter and remain on the premises as a member of the public for a purpose for which the premises is held open to the public.

[emphasis in original]

No immunity or immunity. Playing favorites.

Just read the bill. The absurdity is readily apparent.

Previously:

HB 162: Tenthers and guns, what could go wrong? (January 15, 2013)

HB 170: so much for “originalism” (January 16, 2013)

HB 276: Shootout at the K-12 corral? (January 27, 2013)

HB 350: “Nobody move suddenly, he’s got a duck and he knows how to use it.” (January 29, 2013)

HB 436: loonier than Wayne LaPierre at a press conference (February 5, 2013)

HB 420: when pie tins are outlawed, only outlaws will have pie tins (February 5, 2013)

Missouri General Assembly: it’s their world, the rest of us only get to live in it (February 18, 2013)

HB 633: we really never do get out of junior high school (February 18, 2013)

HB 640: the devil is always in the details (February 20, 2013)

HB 640: ballots don’t kill people, people do (February 20, 2013)

HB 754: yet another double plus ungood gun fetishist bill (March 3, 2013)

HB 818: it’s gotta be another gun bill, the republican run General Assembly is in session (March 7, 2013)

HB 859: shuffling the ammo magazines on the Titanic (March 14, 2013)

HB 872: Why not just allow people to inherit it? (March 14, 2013)