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Year: 1931

1931 Fla. Laws 2069, § 7.

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The village shall have the following rights and powers . . . To license, tax, regulate, or prohibit, within the village or any part thereof . . . explosives, guns, pistols and other weapons . . . .

1931 Colo. Sess. Laws 399, To Prohibit the Use of Aircraft to Hunt, Take, Pursue . . . Water Fowl . . . To Prohibit the Discharge of Firearms Therefrom . . ., ch. 97, § 2.

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It shall be unlawful to discharge any gun, rifle, pistol, shot gun, or other firearm from any aircraft, airplane or airship while the same is in motion, with the intent or purpose to take, capture, kill or attempt to kill, capture or possess any migrat...

It shall be unlawful to discharge any gun, rifle, pistol, shot gun, or other firearm from any aircraft, airplane or airship while the same is in motion, with the intent or purpose to take, capture, kill or attempt to kill, capture or possess any migratory bird as described in Section 1 of this Act.

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1931 Mich. Pub. Acts 671, The Michigan Penal Code, ch. 36, §237.

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Possession or use of fire-arm by person under influence of liquor or drug--Any person under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any exhilarating or stupefying drug who shall carry, have in possession or under control, or use in any manner or discha...

Possession or use of fire-arm by person under influence of liquor or drug–Any person under the influence of intoxicating liquor or any exhilarating or stupefying drug who shall carry, have in possession or under control, or use in any manner or discharge any fire-arm within this state, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

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1931 Mich. Pub. Acts 671, The Michigan Penal Code, ch. 37, §236.

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Setting spring guns, etc.--Any person who shall set any spring or other gun, or any trap or device operating by the firing or explosion of gunpowder or any other explosive, and shall leave or permit the same to be left, except in the immediate presence...

Setting spring guns, etc.–Any person who shall set any spring or other gun, or any trap or device operating by the firing or explosion of gunpowder or any other explosive, and shall leave or permit the same to be left, except in the immediate presence of some competent person, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment in the county jail not more than one year, or by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars, and the killing of any person by the firing of a gun or device so set shall be manslaughter.

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1931 S.C. Acts 78, An Act Declaring it unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to place a loaded trap gun, spring gun, or any like devise in any building, or in any place, and providing punishment for the violation thereof: § 1.

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§ 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina: That it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to construct, set, or place a loaded trap gun, spring gun, or any like device in any manner in any building, ...

§ 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina: That it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to construct, set, or place a loaded trap gun, spring gun, or any like device in any manner in any building, or in any place within this State, and any violation to the provisions of this Act shall be deemed a misdemeanor and punished by fine of not less than One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars and not more than Five Hundred ($500.00) Dollars, or by imprisonment of not less than thirty (30) days nor more than one (1) year, or by both fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Court.

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1931 Mich. Pub. Acts 670, The Michigan Penal Code, ch. 37, §233.

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Intentionally aiming fire-arm without malice–Any person who shall intentionally, without malice, point or aim any fire-arm at or toward any other person, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.