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  Item No. 16.       
Regular City Council Meeting
Meeting Date: 03/14/2019  
COMMITTEE:    Legal  
CONTACT:    Aaron Holloman CHAIR:    Judy Stubbs

ACTION REQUESTED:
Resolution 19-19 - Consider adopting Resolution 19-19: A Resolution in Support of the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and Declaring the City of Roswell a Second Amendment Sanctuary City. (Holloman/Stubbs)
BACKGROUND:
Several Bills currently being considered by the Legislature would restrict or otherwise impose new regulations on the ownership and sale of firearms in the State. The proposed Resolution would declare the City of Roswell a “Second Amendment Sanctuary City,” support the Chief of Police in exercising his discretion to not enforce any unconstitutional firearms law against any citizen, and to further not appropriate or expend any funds of the City on enforcement of unconstitutional firearms laws. Chaves County Commission passed a similar resolution at its February 21, 2019, meeting.
FINANCIAL CONSIDERATION
None.
LEGAL REVIEW:
The City Attorney has reviewed the Resolution.
BOARD AND COMMITTEE ACTION:
The Legal Committee voted 3-1 to recommend approval at its meeting on Thursday, February 28, 2019.
STAFF RECOMMENDATION:
Consider adopting Resolution 19-19: A Resolution in Support of the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and Declaring the City of Roswell a Second Amendment Sanctuary City.
Attachments
ATT 1 Resolution 19-19 Second Amendment

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