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AGENDA ITEM SHEET ng Dat From: VieloriaPatsanaras, Admin, x1866 Presenter VicloriaPatsaniara, Acmin HI1 Content» Consideration _ sing ‘To: Mesa County Board of Commissioners. Title of Item: ‘A Resolution ofthe Board of County Commisioners of Mesa County, Colorado, to Preserve and Defend the Second Amecment ofthe United States Constitution Recommended Board Action: ‘Adopt. 2 Resolution ofthe Board of County Commissioners of Mesa Coury, Colorado, to Preserve and Defend the Second Amencment of the Unted Sates Conetiuton ‘Justification or Backgroun: IFYOU ARE REVISING OR RENEWING AN EXISTING AGREEMENT OR RESOLUTION, INDICATE MCA OR MCM NUMBER. SUMMARIZE CHANGES ABOVE, Fscal Impact: This item ls budged inthe flowing acount code County: §__ Federal State: $e Review: No Review Requires ‘einen ates county Atomey; dat Risk: date France: MESA COUNTY RESOLUTION NO.MCM 2013-_ ‘A RESOLUTION TO PRESERVE AND DEFEND ‘THE SECOND AMENDMENT OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION ‘OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ‘MESA COUNTY, COLORADO. WHEREAS, the Second Amendment ofthe Constitution ofthe United States of America states that “A well regulated Militia, being necessary tothe security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed”; and WHEREAS, the Supreme Court of the United States in two recent cases, District of Columbia v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago, has held that the right to Keep and bear sent ie an ivi ight ne WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Mesa County, Colorado desires to adopt a formal Resolution to preserve and defend the Second Amendment ofthe United States Constitution, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of County Commissioners of ‘Mesa County, Colorado, sting ina duly called session on this day, that: ‘The County of Mesa, Colorado will not enforce any unlawful and unconstitutional statutes, executive orders or othe regulations and proclamations which conflict, and are expressly preempted, by the United States Supreme Court's rulings on the right of an individual to keep and bear arms; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, thet the Board of County Commissioners of Mesa County, Colorado calls upon the United States Congress, the Governor ofthe State of Colorado and the General Assembly of the State of Colorado to preserve and defend the Second Amendment of the Constitution ofthe United States as an individual right ofthe citizens of the State of Colorado and to nullify any statutes, executive orders or other ‘regulations and proclamations that infringe on the right of an individual to keep and bear DULY MOVED, SECONDED AND PASSED this 11" day of February, 2013 by the Bosrd of County Commissioners of Mesa County, Colorado, ‘Sieven Acquatresca ohn Jastman Rose Pugliese ‘ATTEST: ‘esa County Clerc & Recorder