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Section 123.1101

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Act 319 of 1990

123.1101 Definitions.

Sec. 1.

  As used in this act:
  (a) "Firearm" means any weapon which will, is designed to, or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by action of an explosive.
  (b) "Local unit of government" means a city, village, township, or county.
  (c) "Pistol" means that term as defined in section 222 of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.222.
  (d) "Pneumatic gun" means any implement, designed as a gun, that will expel a BB or pellet by spring, gas, or air. Pneumatic gun includes a paintball gun that expels by pneumatic pressure plastic balls filled with paint for the purpose of marking the point of impact.

History: 1990, Act 319, Eff. Mar. 28, 1991 ;-- Am. 2015, Act 29, Eff. Aug. 10, 2015

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