Lansing, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – 110th district State Representative Scott Dianda has introduced legislation repealing a requirement that gun owners always have their weapons secured inside a case when they are transporting them inside a car or in the trunk.
The Calumet Democrat says his bills would only apply to transporting unloaded weapons and would not change any other laws covering weapons in vehicles.
Dianda says under the legislation, hunters would no longer need to encase their guns each time they move.
He added that Wisconsin enacted similar legislation in 2011 and has not seen an increase in hunting incidents.
It would remain illegal to shoot a weapon from a vehicle or even load a weapon in a vehicle.