Go To Top capitol dome
Michigan Legislature
Michigan Compiled Laws Complete Through PA 563 of 2016

Michigan Legislature

Main Content

Section 750.234e

THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931


750.234e Brandishing firearm in public; applicability; violation as misdemeanor; penalty.

Sec. 234e.

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2), a person shall not willfully and knowingly brandish a firearm in public.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to either of the following:

(a) A peace officer lawfully performing his or her duties as a peace officer.

(b) A person lawfully acting in self-defense or defense of another under the self-defense act, 2006 PA 309, MCL 780.971 to 780.974.

(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 ;-- Am. 2015, Act 27, Eff. Aug. 10, 2015


© 2015 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

up icon