Revised Statutes of 1846 (EXCERPT)
CHAPTER 1. OF THE STATUTES.
***** 8.3t THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015: See 8.3t.amended *****
8.3t “Firearm” defined.
The word “firearm”, except as otherwise specifically defined in the statutes, shall be construed to include any weapon from which a dangerous projectile may be propelled by using explosives, gas or air as a means of propulsion, except any smooth bore rifle or handgun designed and manufactured exclusively for propelling BB's not exceeding .177 calibre by means of spring, gas or air.
History: Add. 1959, Act 189, Imd. Eff. July 22, 1959
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