H Regulation of Black and Smokeless Powders

TABLE H.1 Regulation of Black and Smokeless Powders, by State

State

Does Not Regulate Purchase/ Possession

Has Some Regulation of Purchase/Possession

Exempts by Use

Exempts by Amount

ALABAMA

 

 

X

 

ALASKA

X

 

 

 

ARIZONA

 

 

X

 

ARKANSAS

X

 

 

 

CALIFORNIAa

 

Requires detailed statement from purchaser

 

 

COLORADO

 

 

X

X

CONNECTICUT

 

 

X

X

DELAWARE

 

 

 

X

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIAb

 

Allows persons holding registration certificates to hand load, reload, or custom load ammunition for registered firearms

 

 

FLORIDA

 

 

 

X

NOTE: The Committee on Smokeless and Black Powder would like to thank Tally Wiener, Brooklyn Law School, for her contribution to the preparation of this appendix.



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--> H Regulation of Black and Smokeless Powders TABLE H.1 Regulation of Black and Smokeless Powders, by State State Does Not Regulate Purchase/ Possession Has Some Regulation of Purchase/Possession Exempts by Use Exempts by Amount ALABAMA     X   ALASKA X       ARIZONA     X   ARKANSAS X       CALIFORNIAa   Requires detailed statement from purchaser     COLORADO     X X CONNECTICUT     X X DELAWARE       X DISTRICT OF COLUMBIAb   Allows persons holding registration certificates to hand load, reload, or custom load ammunition for registered firearms     FLORIDA       X NOTE: The Committee on Smokeless and Black Powder would like to thank Tally Wiener, Brooklyn Law School, for her contribution to the preparation of this appendix.

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--> State Does Not Regulate Purchase/ Possession Has Some Regulation of Purchase/Possession Exempts by Use Exempts by Amount GEORGIA     X X HAWAII     X   IDAHO     X   ILLINOISc   Allows purchase of limited quantities with identification card     INDIANA X       IOWA     X X KANSAS X       KENTUCKY     X   LOUISIANA     X X MAINE       X MARYLAND     X X MASSACHUSETTSd   Allows purchase with license or identification     MICHIGANe   Requires permit for purchase or sale     MINNESOTA     X   MISSISSIPPIf X Requires seller to record sale of explosives     MISSOURI X       MONTANA X       NEBRASKA     X   NEVADA X       NEW HAMPSHIRE       X

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--> NOTE: Also includes the District of Columbia. This list does not reflect (1) statutes, such as exist in a number of states, that bar purchase or possession of gunpowder by designated classes of persons, such as minors, felons, or persons addicted to, or users of, controlled substances, or (2) statutes that regulate the storage or transportation of gunpowder. a See Cal. Health & Safety Code § 12102.1. b See D.C. Code Ann. § 6-2341(a). c See Ill. Ann. Stat. ch. 225, § 210/1004. d See Mass. Gen. L. ch. 140, § 131(E). e See Mich. Comp. Laws, ch. 140, § 129(C). f See Miss. Code Ann. § 45-13-101. g See Va. Code Ann. § 59.1-138. SOURCE: The material in this appendix was compiled from Lexis-Nexis and WestLaw searches of each state's statutes