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1924 Ga. Laws 283, An Act for the Protection of Game Birds in the County of Bartow, § 2.

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. . . That any person who shall hunt, kill, or attempt to kill, any game bird or animal within the county limits of the County of Bartow, State of Georgia, by and with the use of an automatic, or repeating shot-gun, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, an...

. . . That any person who shall hunt, kill, or attempt to kill, any game bird or animal within the county limits of the County of Bartow, State of Georgia, by and with the use of an automatic, or repeating shot-gun, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall by punished . . . .

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1921 Ga. Laws 248, Explosives, Use of Regulated, § 1.

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That from and after the passage of this Act, It shall be unlawful for any person, association of persons, co-partnerships or corporations to have, own, possess or control within the State of Georgia, any dynamite, nitro-glycerine, gun cotton, or any ot...

That from and after the passage of this Act, It shall be unlawful for any person, association of persons, co-partnerships or corporations to have, own, possess or control within the State of Georgia, any dynamite, nitro-glycerine, gun cotton, or any other high explosive of any name whatsoever, without first having registered his, their or its name with the Ordinary of the County where such person, association or persons, co-partnership or corporation resides, or does business, in a book to be kept by said Ordinary to be known as the Explosive Register . . . .

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1921 Ga. Laws 95-97, Taxation, § 1087.

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For the purpose of having a full and correct return of the real and personal property of this State, it shall be the duty of the Receiver of Tax Returns to present a list to each taxpayer, which shall contain the following . . . value of gun, pistols, ...

For the purpose of having a full and correct return of the real and personal property of this State, it shall be the duty of the Receiver of Tax Returns to present a list to each taxpayer, which shall contain the following . . . value of gun, pistols, bowie knives and such articles?

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1921 Ga. Laws 248, Explosives, Use of Regulated, § 1.

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That from and after the passage of this Act, It shall be unlawful for any person, association of persons, co-partnerships or corporations to have, own, possess or control within the State of Georgia, any dynamite, nitro-glycerine, gun cotton, or any ot...

That from and after the passage of this Act, It shall be unlawful for any person, association of persons, co-partnerships or corporations to have, own, possess or control within the State of Georgia, any dynamite, nitro-glycerine, gun cotton, or any other high explosive of any name whatsoever, without first having registered . . . .

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Orville Park, Park’s Annotated Code of the State of Georgia 1914, Penal Code, Article 3, Carrying pistols without license, § 348(a)-(d).

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§ 348 (a). Carrying pistols without license. [It shall be unlawful for any person to have or carry about his person, in any county in the State of Georgia, any pistol or revolver without first taking out a license from the ordinary of the respecti...

§ 348 (a). Carrying pistols without license. [It shall be unlawful for any person to have or carry about his person, in any county in the State of Georgia, any pistol or revolver without first taking out a license from the ordinary of the respective counties in which the party resides, before such person shall be at liberty to carry around with him on his person, or to have in his manual possession outside of his own home or place of business: Provided that nothing in this law shall be construed to alter, affect, or amend any laws now in force in this State relative to the carrying of concealed weapons on or about one’s person, and provided further, that this shall not apply to sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, marshals, or other arresting officers of this State or United States, who are now allowed, by law, to carry revolvers; nor to any of the militia of said State while in service or upon duty; nor to any students of military colleges or schools when they are in the discharge of their duty at such colleges.] § 348 (b). License, how obtained. [The ordinary of the respective counties of this State in which the applicant resides may grant such license, either in term time or during vacation, upon the application of party or person desiring to apply for such license; provided applicant shall be at least eighteeen years old or over, and shall give a bond payable to the Governor of the State in the sum of one hundred dollars, conditioned upon the proper and legitimate use of said weapon with a surety approved by the ordinary of said county, and the ordinary granting the license shall keep a record of the name of the person taking out such license, the name of the maker of the fire-arm to be carried, and the caliber and number of the same.] § 348 (c). Fee for license. [The person making such application and to whom such license is granted, shall pay to the ordinary for granting said license the sum of fifty cents, which license shall cover a period of three years from date of granting same.] § 348 (d). Punishment. [Any person violating any of the provisions of the three preceding sections shall be punished as for a misdemeanor, as prescribed in section 1065 of this Code.]

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1910 Ga. Laws 137, Shooting at Houses, Prohibited, § 1.

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. . . it shall be unlawful for any person to shoot at, toward or into any occupied dwelling house in this State with any gun, pistol, rifle or any other deadly firearm, except in defense of person, property, or habitation, or under the circumstances of...

. . . it shall be unlawful for any person to shoot at, toward or into any occupied dwelling house in this State with any gun, pistol, rifle or any other deadly firearm, except in defense of person, property, or habitation, or under the circumstances of justification.

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1920 Ga. Laws 134, § 2.

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(forbids the sale of pistols to minors and makes the violations of the statute a misdemeanor). See Spires v. Goldberg, 26 Ga. App. 530 (1921).

1906 Ga. Laws 600-01, § 27.

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Be it further enacted, That the mayor and aldermen of said city shall have the right and authority to provide for the inspection of steam boilers, to regulate and prevent the storage of gunpowder, tar, pitch . . . or other combustible or explosive subs...

Be it further enacted, That the mayor and aldermen of said city shall have the right and authority to provide for the inspection of steam boilers, to regulate and prevent the storage of gunpowder, tar, pitch . . . or other combustible or explosive substances or material, with the limits of said city; and to regulate the use of lights in stables and shops or other places, or building bonfires; to regulate or prevent the sale and use of fireworks, firecrackers, torpedoes, skyrockets, roman candles, firing of guns, pistols, anvils and every kind of gaming or hunting within the corporate limits of said city.

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1905 Ga. Laws 86, Rocking or Shooting at or in Cars, § 1.

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. . . Any person who shall throw a rock or other missile at, towards or into any car of any passenger train upon any railroad or street railroad, or shoot any gun, pistol or firearms of any kind at, towards or into any such car, or shoot while in such ...

. . . Any person who shall throw a rock or other missile at, towards or into any car of any passenger train upon any railroad or street railroad, or shoot any gun, pistol or firearms of any kind at, towards or into any such car, or shoot while in such car, any gun, pistol or other weapon of any kind, shall be punished by confinement in the penitentiary from one to five years, unless the jury trying the case shall recommend the prisoner to mercy; in which event he shall be punished as for a misdemeanor; providing that the provisions of this Act shall apply to freight or passenger trains.

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1903 Ga. Laws 71, An Act for the Protection of the Officers and Employees of the Georgia Penitentiary at the Various Camps throughout the State, and for all other purposes, § 1.

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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, and it is hereby enacted by authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this Act it shall be unlawful for any person in the State of Georgia to come inside of the guard-lines ...

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, and it is hereby enacted by authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this Act it shall be unlawful for any person in the State of Georgia to come inside of the guard-lines established, with gun, pistol or any other weapon, or any intoxicating liquors without the knowledge and consent of the deputy wardens in charge.

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