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Anyways, the current ordinances can be found at http://www.codepublishing.com/UT/Midvale/html/Midvale09/Midvale0982.html#9.82
and here's the text of the proposed ordinance:
MIDVALE CITY CORPORATION
ORDINANCE NO. 08/25/2009 0-14
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 9.82 OF THE MIDVALE MUNICIPAL CODE PERTAINING TO WEAPONS.
WHEREAS, Utah State law prohibits local authorities from enacting or enforcing any ordinance, regulation, rule, or policy pertaining to firearms that in any way inhibits or restricts the possession or use of firearms on either public or private property; and WHEREAS, Utah State law permits local authorities to prevent the discharge of firearms.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority granted by the Constitution and the legislature of the State of Utah, BE IT ENACTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL of the City of Midvale, Utah, as follows:
That Sections 9.82.020, 9.82.030, 9.82.060, 9.82.080 to 9.82.120, 9.82.130, 9.82.140, 9.82.170 to 9.82.290 of the municipal code of the City of Midvale are deleted in their entirety.
That the following sections of the municipal code are re-enacted and renumbered as follows:
Section 9.82.020 Dangerous Weapon.
“Dangerous Weapon” means any item that in the manner of its use or intended use is capable of causing death or serious bodily injury. In construing whether an item, subject, or thing not commonly known as a dangerous weapon is a dangerous weapon, the character of the instrument, object, or thing; the character of the wound produced, if any; and the manner in which the instrument, object, or thing was used shall be determinative. (Prior code § 13-1050-1A))
Section 9.82.030 Firearms.
“Firearms” means pistols, revolvers, sawed-off shotguns, or sawed-off rifles, and/or any device which could be used as a weapon from which is expelled a projectile by any force. (Prior code § 13-1050-1(B))
Section 9.82.040 Sawed-off shotgun.
“Sawed-off shotgun” means a shotgun having a barrel or barrels of less than eighteen inches in length, or in the case of a rifle, having a barrel or barrels of less than sixteen inches in length, or any weapon made from a rifle or shotgun (whether by alteration, modification or otherwise) if the weapon as modified has an overall length of less than twenty-six inches. (Prior code § 13-1050-1(C))
Section 9.82.050 Discharge of firearm from vehicle or near highway.
It is a class B misdemeanor for any person to discharge any kind of firearm from an automobile or other vehicle or to discharge a firearm from, upon, or across any highway. (Prior code § 13-1050-8)
Section 9.82.060 Discharging firearm unlawful — Exceptions.
It is unlawful for any person to discharge or shoot any gun, pistol or pellet gun within the limits of the city, except in self-defense, or in the case of any peace officer in the discharge of his duty, or under specified conditions at an approved archery or gun range. The ordinance codified in this section shall not apply to BB guns and bows and arrows, as long as they are discharged in a safe and reasonable manner. (Ord. 10-1-85A 2, 1985; Ord. 10-16-84B§ 1, 1984; prior code § 13-1050-13.1)
The provisions of this ordinance shall become effective upon passage, signature of the mayor and publication of a synopsis of the provisions in a paper of general circulation in Salt Lake County, State of Utah.
PASSED AND APPROVED this _____ day of August, 2009.
MIDVALE CITY COUNCIL
JoAnn B. Seghini, Mayor
Colleen Costello Yea Nay ___
Paul Glover Yea Nay ___
Robert Hale Yea Nay ___
Brent Moore Yea Nay ___
Wayne Sharp Yea Nay ___
Rori L. Andreason, MMC
PUBLISHED this ____ day of August, 2009.