(a) A sport shooting range that is operated and is not in violation of state law at
the time of the enactment of an ordinance or resolution shall be permitted to continue
in operation even if the operation of the sport shooting range at a later date does
not conform to the new ordinance or resolution or amendment to an existing ordinance
(b) A sport shooting range that is in existence as of the effective date of this act
and operates in compliance with generally accepted operation practices, even if not
in compliance with an ordinance or resolution of a local unit of government, shall
be permitted to do all of the following within its preexisting geographic boundaries
if in compliance with generally accepted operation practices:
(1) Repair, remodel or reinforce any improvement or facilities or building or structure
as may be necessary in the interest of public safety or to secure the continued use
of the building or improvement;
(2) reconstruct, repair, rebuild or resume the use of a facility or building damaged
by fire, collapse, explosion, act of God or act of war occurring after the effective
date of this act. The reconstruction, repair or restoration shall be completed within one year following
the date of the damage or settlement of any property damage claim. If reconstruction, repair or restoration is not completed within one year as provided
in this subsection, such reconstruction, repair or restoration may be terminated in
the discretion of the local unit of government; or
(3) do anything authorized under generally accepted operation practices, including,
but not limited to:
(A) Expand or enhance its membership or opportunities for public participation; and
(B) reasonably expand or increase facilities or activities.
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