THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
***** 750.234e THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE AUGUST 10, 2015: See 750.234e.amended *****
750.234e Brandishing firearm in public; applicability; violation as misdemeanor; penalty.
(1) Except as provided in subsection (2), a person shall not knowingly brandish a firearm in public.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to any of the following:
(a) A peace officer lawfully performing his or her duties as a peace officer.
(b) A person lawfully engaged in hunting.
(c) A person lawfully engaged in target practice.
(d) A person lawfully engaged in the sale, purchase, repair, or transfer of that firearm.
(3) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or a fine of not more than $100.00, or both.
History: Add. 1990, Act 321, Eff. Mar. 28, 1991
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