Arkansas House delays vote on the Senate override of Gov. Hutchinson’s veto of gun bill

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas House on Tuesday voted to delay a vote on the recent override by the Senate of Gov. Hutchinson’s recent veto of a recent gun bill.

That gun bill is Senate Bill 298, called the Arkansas Sovereignty Act, which declares the state does not recognize the federal government as having authority to impose certain gun laws and regulations.

It was not specified how soon that vote would come.

ORIGINAL STORY – The Arkansas House will take up a gun measure vetoed by Governor Asa Hutchinson last week.

On Monday, the Senate voted to override Hutchinson’s veto of Senate Bill 298.

If the veto is overridden, the law would prohibit police in Arkansas from enforcing federal gun restrictions.

On Friday, the governor said the passage of this bill would jeopardize public safety.

To watch the proceedings live starting at 10 a.m., visit the Arkansas House website.

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