Act 372 of 1927
28.426a Licenses to equip premises or vehicles with gas ejecting devices; rules; license to manufacture or sell gas ejecting or emitting weapon, cartridge, or device; “gas ejecting device” defined; license not required for self-defense spray device.
(1) A concealed weapons licensing board may issue to any bank, trust company, armored car company, railway company, express company, or other company, institution, copartnership, or individual having in its, their, or the individual's possession large sums of money or other valuables, a license authorizing the licensee to equip the premises or vehicles under its, their, or the individual's control with gas ejecting devices to be used solely for the purpose of protecting those premises or vehicles and the persons or property in the premises or vehicles from criminal assaults.
(2) The director of the department of state police shall promulgate rules to govern the issuing of the license and the making of an application for the license. The rules shall be promulgated pursuant to the administrative procedures act of 1969, Act No. 306 of the Public Acts of 1969, as amended, being sections 24.201 to 24.328 of the Michigan Compiled Laws. The concealed weapons licensing board may issue to any company, copartnership, or individual under the limitations and pursuant to the rules promulgated by the director of the department of state police a license authorizing the corporation, copartnership, or individual to manufacture or sell, or both, a gas ejecting or emitting weapon, cartridge, or device to any person authorized by law to possess the weapon, cartridge, or device.
(3) For purposes of this section, “gas ejecting device” means a device designed for the purpose of rendering a person either temporarily or permanently disabled by the ejection, release, or emission of a gas or other substance.
(4) A license shall not be required under this section for the sale, purchase, or possession of a self-defense spray device, as defined in section 224d of the Michigan penal code, Act No. 328 of the Public Acts of 1931, being section 750.224d of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
History: Add. 1929, Act 206, Imd. Eff. May 20, 1929
CL 1929, 16755
CL 1948, 28.426a
Am. 1980, Act 345, Eff. Mar. 31, 1981
Am. 1991, Act 34, Imd. Eff. June 10, 1991
Popular Name: CCW
Popular Name: Concealed Weapons
Popular Name: CPL
Popular Name: Right to Carry
Popular Name: Shall Issue
Admin Rule: R 28.91 and R 28.92 of the Michigan Administrative Code.
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