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1895 Fla. Laws 14

| | 1895

Fourteenth. No merchant, store-keeper or dealer shall keep for sale or sell pistols, Springfield rifles, repeating rifles, bowie knives or dirk knives, w...

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Act of Jan. 5, 1847, Ch. 75, § 3, 1846 Fla. Laws 20.

| | 1847 Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That hereafter it shall not be lawful for any person in this State to carry arms of any kind whatsoever secretly, on or about their person, and if any dirk, pistol or other arm or weapon, except a common pocket knife shall b...

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An Act relating to Crimes and Misdemeanors committed by Slaves, Free Negroes, and Mulattoes, in Compilation of the Public Acts of the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida, Passed Prior to 1840, at 227 (John P. Duval ed., 1839).

| | 1828

Sec. 55. Be it further enacted, that if any slave shall wilfully and maliciously shoot at any free white person with a gun or other instrument, with intent to kill such person, or if any slave shall wilfully and maliciously wound any free white person ...

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An Act concerning patrols, in Compilation of the Public Acts of the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida, Passed Prior to 1840, at 65 (John P. Duval ed., 1839).

| | 1833

Sec. 15. Be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for any patrol of this Territory, to take from any slave or slaves any fire-arms, or other dangerous weapons, to be delivered by said patrol to the justice of the peace of said district . . . . Se...

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An Act to prevent Indians from roaming at large throught the Territory, in Compilation of the Public Acts of the Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida, Passed Prior to 1840, at 46 (John P. Duval ed., 1839)

| | 1827

Sec. 1. Be it enacted . . . If any male Indian, of the years of discretion, venture to roam or ramble beyond the boundary lines of the reservations which have been assigned to the tribe or nation to which said Indian belongs, it shall and may be lawful...

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1933 Fla. Laws 623, An Act to Prevent Throwing of Bombs and the Discharge of Machine Guns Upon, or Across Any Public Road in the State of Florida . . ., ch. 16111, § 1.

| | 1933

That it shall be unlawful for any person to throw any bomb or to shoot off or discharge any machine guns upon, across or along any road, street or highway in the State of Florida, or upon or across any public park in the State of Florida, or in, upon o...

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1927 (vol II) Fla. Laws 212, pts. 16, 18.

| | 1927

The City Council shall have the power to pass ordinances on the following subjects as it deems necessary . . . (16) To regulate the carrying of firearms. (18) To prohibit and regulate the carrying of dirks, metal knucks or other dangerous weapons, not ...

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1923 Fla. Laws 431-32, An Act for the Protection of Person Who Use Shot-guns in the Pursuit of Game and for Sport . . ., ch. 9340, § 1.

| | 1923

That from and after the passage of this Act it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to offer for sale or sell in the state of Florida any loaded shot-gun shells which have been divested of their interstate character unless such loaded ...

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1921 Fla. Laws 307, An Act to Protect the Birds and Wild Life of the County of Orange and State of Florida and to Prevent the Hunting of Same During the Closed Season, ch. 8781, § 2.

| | 1921

That any person carrying a gun in the woods, field, or on the water such as is generally used for hunting game or having in his or her possession such gun in the woods, fields, or in the water of Orange County during the closed season as prescribed by ...

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1911 Fla. Laws 268-69, An Act Regulating the Manner of Catching Fish in the Fresh Water Lakes and Streams of Leon County, and Providing Punishment for Violations of this Act, ch. 6283, § 1.

| | 1911

. . . [I]t shall be unlawful for any person or persons, to catch, or take, any fish from the fresh water lakes and streams of Leon county, in any manner except by fishing, with hooks and lines, or bobs, and any person or persons violating the provision...

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1905 Fla. Laws 87, An Act to Amend Sections . . . of the Revised Statutes of 1892, Relating to Breaking and Entering a Dwelling House. . ., Chap. 5411, § 2434.

| | 1905

Whoever breaks and enters a dwelling house or any building or structure within the curtilage of a dwelling house, though not forming a part thereof, with intent to commit a felony, or after having entered with such intent, breaks such dwelling house or...

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1901 Fla. Laws 262, § 33.

| | 1901

That the Council shall have power to prohibit and suppress all gambling houses, bawdy houses and disorderly houses; any exhibition, show, circus, parade or amusement contrary to good morals, and all obscene pictures and literature; to regulate, restrai...

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1899 Fla. Laws 93, An Act for the Better Protection of Passengers on Railway Trains in the State of Florida, ch. 4701, §§ 1-2.

| | 1899

§ 1. That it shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any gun, pistol, or other fire-arm, except in self defense, while on any passenger train in this State; or to recklessly handle any fire-arm or other weapon in the presence of any other pe...

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1893 Fla. Laws 71-72, An Act to Regulate the Carrying of Firearms, chap. 4147, §§ 1-4.

| | 1898

§ 1. That in each and every county of this State, it shall be unlawful to carry or own a Winchester or other repeating rifle or without first taking out a license from the County Commissioner of the respective counties, before such persons shall b...

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1897 Fla. Laws 59, An Act to Punish the Improper Exhibition of Dangerous Weapons, chap. 4532, § 1.

| | 1897

If any person, having or carrying any dirk, dirk-knife, sword, sword-cane, gun, pistol or other deadly weapon, shall in the presence of one or more persons exhibit the same, in a rude, careless, angry or threatening manner, not in necessary self-defenc...

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1893 Fla. Laws 51, chap. 4124, § 1.

| | 1893

Whoever shall secretly carry arms of any kind on or about his person, or whoever shall have concealed on or about his person any dirk, pistol or other weapon, except a common pocket knife, shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding three months or...

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1887 Fla. Laws 164-165, An Act to Establish the Municipality of Jacksonville Provide for its Government and Prescribe its Jurisdiction and Powers, chap. 3775, § 4.

| | 1887

The Mayor and City Council shall within the limitations of this act have power by ordinance to . . . regulate the storage of gun-powder, tar, pitch, resin, saltpetre, gun cotton, coat oil, and other combustible, explosive and inflammable material . . ....

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1885 Fla. Laws 62, An Act to Provide a Punishment for Carrying Concealed Weapons and for the Trial of such Offense . . ., chap. 3620, § 3.

| | 1885

It shall be the duty of the Sheriff or other officer making any arrest under this act to take possesion of any arms found upon the person arrested under this act and retain the same until after the trial of such person, and if he be convicted, then the...

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