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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


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