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Year: 1923

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 . . .

1923 N.M. Laws 179, An Act Making It a Felony to Transport or Place a Bomb, Dynamite or Other High Explosive in or upon Any Public Service Passenger Coach or Passenger Train, or to Maliciously Use or Handle Dynamite or Other Explosive, ch. 115, § 1.

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Any person who knowingly transports or takes into or upon any public service passenger car or passenger coach in the State of New Mexico, any bomb, dynamite, nitro-glycerine, vigorite, Giant or Hercules powder, gunpowder or other chemical compound or e...

Any person who knowingly transports or takes into or upon any public service passenger car or passenger coach in the State of New Mexico, any bomb, dynamite, nitro-glycerine, vigorite, Giant or Hercules powder, gunpowder or other chemical compound or explosive shall be guilty of a felony and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment for a term of not less than three years nor more than five years.

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1923 N.Y. Laws 140–141, An Act to Amend the Conservation Law in Relation to Aliens, ch. 110, § 2.

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2. It shall be unlawful for any unnaturalized foreign born person to hunt for, or capture or kill, in this state any wild bird or animal, either game or otherwise, of any description except in defense of person or property or except under a special lic...

2. It shall be unlawful for any unnaturalized foreign born person to hunt for, or capture or kill, in this state any wild bird or animal, either game or otherwise, of any description except in defense of person or property or except under a special license issued directly by the conservation commission; and to that end it shall be unlawful for any unnaturalized foreign born person within this state, to own or be possessed of a shotgun or rifle of any make, unless he possess such special license.

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1923 Cal. Stat. 698–99, An Act to Control and Regulate the Possession, Sale and Use of Pistols, Revolvers, and Other Firearms Capable of Being Concealed Upon the Person; To Prohibit the Manufacture, Sale, Possession or Carrying of Certain Other Dangerous Weapons Within this State; To Provide for Registering All Sales of Pistols, Revolvers or Other Firearms Capable of Being Concealed Upon the Person; To Prohibit the Carrying of Concealed Firearms Except by Lawfully Authorized Persons; To Provide for the Confiscation and Destruction of Such Weapons in Certain Cases; To Prohibit the Ownership, Use or Possession of Any of Such Weapons by Certain Classes of Persons; To Prescribe Penalties for Violations of This Act and Increased Penalties for Repeated Violations Hereof; To Authorize, In Proper Cases, The Granting of Licenses or Permits to Carry Firearms Concealed Upon the Person; To Provide for Licensing Retail Dealers in Such Firearms and Regulating Sales Thereunder; And To Repeal Chapter One Hundred Forty-Five of California Statutes of 1917, ch. 339, § 8.

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Sec. 8. It shall be lawful for the sheriff of a county, and the board of police commissioners, chief of police, city marshal, town marshal, or other head of the police department of any city, city and county, town, or other municipal corporation of thi...

Sec. 8. It shall be lawful for the sheriff of a county, and the board of police commissioners, chief of police, city marshal, town marshal, or other head of the police department of any city, city and county, town, or other municipal corporation of this state, upon proof before said board, chief, marshal or other police head, that the person applying therefor is of good moral character, and that good cause exists for the issuance thereof, to issue such person a license to carry concealed a pistol, revolver or other firearm for a period of one year from the date of such license…

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1923 Cal. Stat. 696, An Act to Control and Regulate the Possession, Sale and Use of Pistols, Revolvers, and Other Firearms Capable of Being Concealed Upon the Person; To Prohibit the Manufacture, Sale, Possession or Carrying of Certain Other Dangerous Weapons Within this State; To Provide for Registering All Sales of Pistols, Revolvers or Other Firearms Capable of Being Concealed Upon the Person; To Prohibit the Carrying of Concealed Firearms Except by Lawfully Authorized Persons; To Provide for the Confiscation and Destruction of Such Weapons in Certain Cases; To Prohibit the Ownership, Use or Possession of Any of Such Weapons by Certain Classes of Persons; To Prescribe Penalties for Violations of This Act and Increased Penalties for Repeated Violations Hereof; To Authorize, In Proper Cases, The Granting of Licenses or Permits to Carry Firearms Concealed Upon the Person; To Provide for Licensing Retail Dealers in Such Firearms and Regulating Sales Thereunder; And To Repeal Chapter One Hundred Forty-Five of California Statutes of 1917, Relating to the Same Subject, ch. 339, § 3.

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Sec. 3. If any person shall commit or attempt to commit any felony within this state while armed with any of the weapons mentioned in section one hereof or while armed with any pistol, revolver or other firearm capable of being concealed upon the perso...

Sec. 3. If any person shall commit or attempt to commit any felony within this state while armed with any of the weapons mentioned in section one hereof or while armed with any pistol, revolver or other firearm capable of being concealed upon the person, without having a license or permit to carry such firearm as hereinafter provided, upon conviction of such felony, he shall in addition to the punishment prescribed for the crime of which he has been convicted, be punishable by imprisonment om a state prison for not less than five nor more than ten years…

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1923 Cal. Stat. 696, An Act to Control and Regulate the Possession, Sale and Use of Pistols, Revolvers, and Other Firearms Capable of Being Concealed Upon the Person; To Prohibit the Manufacture, Sale, Possession or Carrying of Certain Other Dangerous Weapons Within this State; To Provide for Registering All Sales of Pistols, Revolvers or Other Firearms Capable of Being Concealed Upon the Person; To Prohibit the Carrying of Concealed Firearms Except by Lawfully Authorized Persons; To Provide for the Confiscation and Destruction of Such Weapons in Certain Cases; To Prohibit the Ownership, Use or Possession of Any of Such Weapons by Certain Classes of Persons; To Prescribe Penalties for Violations of This Act and Increased Penalties for Repeated Violations Hereof; To Authorize, In Proper Cases, The Granting of Licenses or Permits to Carry Firearms Concealed Upon the Person; To Provide for Licensing Retail Dealers in Such Firearms and Regulating Sales Thereunder; And To Repeal Chapter One Hundred Forty-Five of California Statutes of 1917, Relating to the Same Subject, ch. 339, § 2.

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Sec. 2. On and after the date upon which this act takes effect, no unnaturalized foreign born person and no person who has been convicted of a felony against the person or property of another or against the government of the United States or of the Sta...

Sec. 2. On and after the date upon which this act takes effect, no unnaturalized foreign born person and no person who has been convicted of a felony against the person or property of another or against the government of the United States or of the State of California or of any political subdivision thereof shall own or have in his possession or under his custody or control any pistol, revolver or other firearm capable of being concealed upon the person. The terms “pistol,” “revolver,” and “firearms capable of being concealed upon the person” as used in this act shall be construed to apply to and include all firearms having a barrel less than twelve inches in length. Any person who shall violate the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a felony and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by imprisonment in a state prison for not less than one year nor for more than five years.

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1923 Pa. Laws 386, Unlawful Methods of Hunting

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. . . It is unlawful to hunt for, or catch or take or kill or wound, or attempt to catch or take or kill or wound, game of any kind, excepting raccoons, through the use of what is commonly known as an automatic gun or an automatic firearm of any kind, ...

. . . It is unlawful to hunt for, or catch or take or kill or wound, or attempt to catch or take or kill or wound, game of any kind, excepting raccoons, through the use of what is commonly known as an automatic gun or an automatic firearm of any kind, or a swivel gun or an air-rifle or the apparatus known as a silencer, or from an automobile or vehicle or boat or craft of any kind propelled by any mechanical power. . .

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1923 N.D. Laws 381, Pistols and Revolvers, ch. 266, § 9.

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Sec. 9. Selling to Minors. Any person or persons who shall sell, barter, hire, lend or give to any minor under the age of eighteen years any pistol or revolver shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall upon conviction thereof be fined not less...

Sec. 9. Selling to Minors. Any person or persons who shall sell, barter, hire, lend or give to any minor under the age of eighteen years any pistol or revolver shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall upon conviction thereof be fined not less than $100, nor more than $1,000, or be imprisoned not less than three months, nor more than one year, or both.

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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.

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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 ...

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 shot-gun shell shall be plainly printed on the box or carton in which they are sold, and also printed plainly, or stamped, on the top and outside with words and figures plainly indicating the character, quality and quantity of powder contained in such shell.

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1923 N.D. Laws 380–81, Pistols and Revolvers, ch. 266, § 8.

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Sec. 8. Issue of Licenses to Carry. The justice of a court of record, the chief of police of a city or town and the sheriff of a county, or persons authorized by any of them shall upon the application of any person having a bonafide residence or place ...

Sec. 8. Issue of Licenses to Carry. The justice of a court of record, the chief of police of a city or town and the sheriff of a county, or persons authorized by any of them shall upon the application of any person having a bonafide residence or place of business within the jurisdiction of said licensing authority, or of any person having a bona fide residence or place of business within the United States and license to carry a fire arm concealed upon his person issued by the authorities of any State or sub-division of the United States, issue a license to such person to carry a pistol or revolver within this State for not more than one year from date of issue, if it appears that the applicant has good reason to fear an injury to his person or property or for any other proper purpose, and that he is a suitable person to be so licensed . . .

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