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1933 Wyo. Sess. Laws 117, An Act Relating to the Registering and Recording of Certain Facts Concerning the Possession and Sale of Firearms by all Wholesalers, Retailers, Pawn Brokers, Dealers and Purchasers, Providing for the Inspection of Such Register, Making the Violation of the Provisions Hereof a Misdemeanor, and Providing a Penalty Therefor, ch. 101, §§ 1-4.

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§ 1. All wholesalers, retailers, dealers and pawn brokers are hereby required to keep a record of all firearms which may come into their possession, whether new or second hand, which record shall be known as the Firearms Register. Such register sh...

§ 1. All wholesalers, retailers, dealers and pawn brokers are hereby required to keep a record of all firearms which may come into their possession, whether new or second hand, which record shall be known as the Firearms Register. Such register shall contain the following information, to wit: the name of the manufacturer, person, persons, firm or corporation from whom the firearm was obtained, the date of its acquisition, its manufacturer’s number, its color, its caliber, whether the same is new or second hand, whether it is automatic, a revolver, a single shot pistol, a rifle, a shot gun or a machine gun, the name of the party to whom said firearm is sold in such purchasers handwriting and the date of such sale. § 2. Every person who purchases any firearm from any retailer, pawn broker or dealer, shall sign his name or make his mark properly witnessed, if he cannot write, on said Firearm Register, at the time of the delivery to him of any firearm so purchased. § 3. The firearm register, herein required to be kept, shall be prepared by every wholesaler, retailer, pawn broker and dealer in firearms in the state of Wyoming within 30 days after this Act shall become effective and shall thereafter be continued as herein provided. It shall be kept at the place of business of said wholesaler, retailer, pawn broker or dealer, and shall be subject to inspection by any peace officer at all reasonable times. § 4. Any person, firm or corporation who shall fail or refuse to comply with the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in a sum not to exceed $100.00, or imprisoned in the County Jail for a period of not to exceed six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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1925 Wyo. Sess. Laws 110, An Act Prohibiting Persons not Citizens of the United States, from Possessing, Wearing or Carrying any Dangerous or Deadly Weapon. . . , ch. 106, § 1.

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Every person not being a citizen of the United States, who shall own, possess, wear or carry any dirk, pistol, shot gun, rifle, or other fire arm, bowie knife, dagger, or any other dangerous or deadly weapon, shall upon conviction thereof, be adjudged ...

Every person not being a citizen of the United States, who shall own, possess, wear or carry any dirk, pistol, shot gun, rifle, or other fire arm, bowie knife, dagger, or any other dangerous or deadly weapon, shall upon conviction thereof, be adjudged guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined in any sum not less than twenty-five dollars ($25.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00) or imprisoned in the county jail not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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1921 Wyo. Sess. Laws 101, An Act Providing for the Protection, Propagation, Preservation, and Distribution of the Game Animals, Birds, and Fish of this State . . . , ch. 83, § 62.

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It shall be unlawful for any person to take, kill, wound or destroy any of the game fish of this State by the use of any revolver, pistol, shot gun, rifle or fire arms of any kind or nature. Any person convicted of a violation of any of the provisions ...

It shall be unlawful for any person to take, kill, wound or destroy any of the game fish of this State by the use of any revolver, pistol, shot gun, rifle or fire arms of any kind or nature. Any person convicted of a violation of any of the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than seventy-five ($75.00) dollars or more than one hundred ($100.00) dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 30 days or more than 6 months or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.

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1921 Wyo. Sess. Laws 112-13, An Act Providing for the Protection, Propagation, Preservation, and Distribution of the Game Animals, Birds, and Fish of this State . . . , ch. 83, § 97.

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It shall be unlawful for any person to take into the game fields or forests of this State, or have in possession while in the game fields or forests of this State, or to have in possession while out for the purpose of hunting the game animals or game b...

It shall be unlawful for any person to take into the game fields or forests of this State, or have in possession while in the game fields or forests of this State, or to have in possession while out for the purpose of hunting the game animals or game birds of this State any device or mechanism designed to silence or muffle or minimize the report of any firearm, whether such device or mechanism be separated or attached to any firearm or not. Any person convicted of a violation of the provisions of this Section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined in the sum of not less than Twenty-five ($25.00) Dollars or more than Fifty ($50.00) Dollars, or shall be imprisoned in the county jail for not less than thirty days nor more than ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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1919 Wyo. Sess. Laws 17, An Act . . . Relating to the Storage of Explosives, ch. 17, § 1.

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. . . It shall be unlawful for any person or company to store any gunpowder or any other explosive material at a less distance than one thousand feet from any house or habitation, when more than fifty pounds are at the same place; but it shall be unlaw...

. . . It shall be unlawful for any person or company to store any gunpowder or any other explosive material at a less distance than one thousand feet from any house or habitation, when more than fifty pounds are at the same place; but it shall be unlawful to place or to keep any powder or other explosive material, in any house or building occupied as a residence, or in any outbuilding pertaining thereto.

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1915 Wyo. Sess. Laws 91, An Act Relating to the Preservation of the Game Animals, Game Birds, and Fish of the State of Wyoming . . . , ch. 91, § 13.

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There is hereby created a special gun and fish license for aliens. No person, not a bona fide citizen of the United States, shall own or have in his possession, in the State of Wyoming, any gun, pistol or other firearm, or any fishing tackle, without f...

There is hereby created a special gun and fish license for aliens. No person, not a bona fide citizen of the United States, shall own or have in his possession, in the State of Wyoming, any gun, pistol or other firearm, or any fishing tackle, without first having obtained the specified license therefor, which such special gun and fish license shall cost the owner the sum of Twenty-five Dollars[.]

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1913 Wyo. Sess. Laws 165, An Act . . . Relating to the Duties of the State Game Warden, Assistant and Deputy Game Wardens, and the Preservation of the Game Animals and Game Birds and Fish of the State of Wyoming . . . , ch. 121, § 38.

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That Section 20 . . . be . . . amended . . . § 20. Any person who is not a bona fide elector of this state, or the child or legal ward of a bona fide elector of this state, or a soldier or sailor who is a bona fide elector of the United States, an...

That Section 20 . . . be . . . amended . . . § 20. Any person who is not a bona fide elector of this state, or the child or legal ward of a bona fide elector of this state, or a soldier or sailor who is a bona fide elector of the United States, and has been stationed at a government post within this state for one year past, or non-residents having property in this state on which they pay taxes to the amount of $100.00 or over annually, but who shall be a citizen of the United States or a free-holder in this state, shall upon payment of five dollars to any Justice of the Peace . . . be entitled to receive from such officer a gunner’s license, which license shall permit such person to kill any of the game birds of this state during the current season under the restrictions heretofore and hereinafter imposed.

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1907 Wyo. Sess. Laws 96, An Act Prescribing Additional Duties and Powers for the Regulation and Government of Cities of the First Class . . . , ch. 71, § 14, pt. 41.

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To regulate and prevent the transportation and storage of gunpowder or other explosive or combustible articles. . .

Revised Ordinances and Charter of the City of Laramie, Wyo., with Constitutional Provisions and Legislative Enactments Governing the Same Page 200-201, Image 206-207 (1900) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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[Ordinances of Laramie, Gunpowder and Explosives, § 12. No person shall keep at his place of business or elsewhere within this city, a greater quantity of gunpowder, gun-cotton, nitro-glycerine, dynamite, giant powder or other explosives than twen...

[Ordinances of Laramie, Gunpowder and Explosives, § 12. No person shall keep at his place of business or elsewhere within this city, a greater quantity of gunpowder, gun-cotton, nitro-glycerine, dynamite, giant powder or other explosives than twenty-five pounds at one time; and the same shall be kept in tin or copper canisters or cases not exceeding five pounds in each, and in a position remote from fires, lighted lamps and candles, and from which they may be easily removed in case of fire; and no person or persons shall weigh or sell any gunpowder or gun cotton on after the lighting of lamps in the evening, unless in sealed canisters or cases; and no person shall be allowed to keep nitro-glycerine in any part of said city. A violation of any of the provisions of this section shall subject the offended to a fine of not less than ten nor exceeding fifty dollars. § 13. It shall be lawful for the chief of the fire department, when he shall have cause to suspect that any gunpowder, gun cotton, nitro-glycerine, dynamite, giant powder or other explosives is concealed or kept within the city, in violation of the provisions of this ordinance, to search any place in said city for the purpose of determining whether any gunpowder, gun-cotton, nitro-glycerine, dynamite, giant powder or other explosives are concealed or kept as aforesaid. Any person who shall obstruct or hinder such officer making search in the execution of his duties under this section, shall forfeit and pay to said city for each offense a sum no tless than ten dollars, nor more than fifty dollars.]

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Revised Ordinances and Charter of the City of Laramie, Wyo., with Constitutional Provisions and Legislative Enactments Governing the Same Page 89, Image 95 (900) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

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City of Laramie. Sling Shots. § 3. Hereafter it shall be unlawful for any person in the City of Laramie to keep, carry or bear upon the person any sling, catapult, spring or air gun, or nigger shooter, used for the hurling of missiles or stones, a...

City of Laramie. Sling Shots. § 3. Hereafter it shall be unlawful for any person in the City of Laramie to keep, carry or bear upon the person any sling, catapult, spring or air gun, or nigger shooter, used for the hurling of missiles or stones, and every person violating the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction, be fined in a sum not exceeding five dollars.

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