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1927 Conn. Acts 4286, An Act Concerning The Use of Shot Guns on Sundays by Members of Gun Clubs, ch. 214.

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The provisions of section sixty-seven of chapter 222 of the public acts of 1923 are extended to apply to gun clubs are affiliated with the national rifle association of America and to the members of such gun clubs using shot guns; provided nothing in t...

The provisions of section sixty-seven of chapter 222 of the public acts of 1923 are extended to apply to gun clubs are affiliated with the national rifle association of America and to the members of such gun clubs using shot guns; provided nothing in this act shall be construed as permitting Sunday hunting.

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1923 Conn. Acts 3707, An Act Concerning the Possession Sale and Use of Pistols and Revolvers, ch. 252, §2.

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No person shall advertise, sell, deliver, offer or expose for sale or delivery or have in his possession with intent to sell or deliver any pistol or revolver at retail without having a permit therefor issued as hereinafter provided.

1923 Conn. Acts 3732, Unnaturalized Persons, ch. 259, § 17.

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No alien resident in the United States shall hunt, capture or kill, any bird or quadruped and no such alien shall own or be possessed of any shot gun or rifle. The presence of any shot gun or rifle upon any premises or in any building or tent within th...

No alien resident in the United States shall hunt, capture or kill, any bird or quadruped and no such alien shall own or be possessed of any shot gun or rifle. The presence of any shot gun or rifle upon any premises or in any building or tent within this state occupied or controlled by any alien resident of the United States, shall be prima facie evidence that such gun is owned or controlled by such alien and any such gun or rifle shall upon conviction of such person, be forfeited to the state and shall be sold. . .

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1923 Conn. Pub. Acts 3707, An Act Concerning the Possession, Sale and Use of Pistols and Revolvers, ch. 252, § 3.

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The chief of police or, where there shall be no chief of police, the warden of the borough of the first selectman of the town, as the case may be, may, upon the application of any person, issue a permit in such form as may be prescribed by the superint...

The chief of police or, where there shall be no chief of police, the warden of the borough of the first selectman of the town, as the case may be, may, upon the application of any person, issue a permit in such form as may be prescribed by the superintendent of state police for the sale at retail of pistols and revolvers within the jurisdiction of the authority issuing such permit. Upon the application of any person having a bona fide residence or place of business within the jurisdiction of any such authority or, upon the application of any bona fide resident of the United States having a permit or license to carry any firearm issued by the authority of any state or sub-division of the United States, such chief of police, warden or selectmen may issue a permit to such person to carry a pistol or revolver within the jurisdiction of the authority issuing the same, provided such authority shall find that such applicant intends to make no use of the pistol or revolver thereunder other than a proper use and that such person is a suitable person to receive such permit. The superintendent of state police may, upon application, issue to any holder of any permit to carry any pistol or revolver hereinbefore provided for, a permit to carry a pistol or a revolver within the state . . . .

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1923 Conn. Pub. Acts 3708, An Act Concerning the Possession, Sale and Use of Pistols and Revolvers, ch. 252, § 7.

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Sec. 7. No person, firm or corporation shall sell at retail, deliver or otherwise transfer any pistol or revolver to any alien . . .

1911 Conn. Pub. Acts 1357, An Act Concerning the Use of Explosives in Connection with the Crime of Burglary, ch. 98.

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Every person who, either in the daytime or in the night season, shall break and enter any building with intent to commit any crime therein and shall open or attempt to open any vault, safe, or other secure place, in such building, by the use of nitro-g...

Every person who, either in the daytime or in the night season, shall break and enter any building with intent to commit any crime therein and shall open or attempt to open any vault, safe, or other secure place, in such building, by the use of nitro-glycerin, dynamite, gunpowder, or any other explosive, shall be imprisoned not more than thirty years.

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1930 Conn. Stat. 903, Dealing in Explosives; License., ch. 147, § 2644.

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No person shall manufacture, store, sell, or deal in gunpowder or any material or compound . . . unless he shall first obtain from the commissioner of state police or the fire marshal of the town where such business is conducted a written license there...

No person shall manufacture, store, sell, or deal in gunpowder or any material or compound . . . unless he shall first obtain from the commissioner of state police or the fire marshal of the town where such business is conducted a written license therefor . . . which license shall specify the building where such business is to be carried on or such material deposited or used.

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1901 Conn. Pub. Acts 602, § 20.

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The warden and burgesses, when assembled according to law, shall have power to make, alter, repeal, and enforce such bylaws, orders, ordinances, and enactments as they deem suitable and proper, not inconsistent with this resolution or contrary to the l...

The warden and burgesses, when assembled according to law, shall have power to make, alter, repeal, and enforce such bylaws, orders, ordinances, and enactments as they deem suitable and proper, not inconsistent with this resolution or contrary to the laws of this state or of the United States, for the following purposes: . . . to license, regulate, or prohibit the manufacture, keeping for sale, or use of fireworks, torpedoes, firecrackers, gunpowder, petrolemn, dynamite, or other explosive or inflammable substance, and the conveyance thereof through any portion of the borough . . . .

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1901 Conn. Acts 29, Public Acts of the State of Connecticut, §10.

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. . . The detection of any person with a gun, trap or snare upon any state game preserve, during the open season, shall be presumptive evidence of a violation of this section.

1901 Conn. Acts 602, Speciak Laws, § 20.

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The warden and burgesses, when assembled according to law, shall have power to make, alter, repeal, and enforce such bylaws, orders, ordinances, and enactments as they shall deem suitable and proper, not inconsistent with this resolution or contrary to...

The warden and burgesses, when assembled according to law, shall have power to make, alter, repeal, and enforce such bylaws, orders, ordinances, and enactments as they shall deem suitable and proper, not inconsistent with this resolution or contrary to the laws of this state or of the United States, for the following purposes . . . to regulate the discharge of firearms in said borough . . . .

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