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As of 4/4/2013, SB 1160 is now in effect across Connecticut. This 138 page gun ban drastically alters the laws regarding firearms in Connecticut. No answer in this FAQ should be considered updated until this message is removed. We will be reviewing the new laws and the impacts they will have on Connecticut law and updating this FAq and our site as necessary.


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The Governor. The law states that the seven members of the Board shall be appointed by the Governor, two public members and one each from the nominees of each of the following: The Commissioner of Public Safety, the Connecticut State Association of Chiefs of Police, The Commissioner of Environmental Protection, The Connecticut State Rifle and Revolver Association, Inc. and Ye Connecticut Gun Guild, Inc. The first three of these organizations have law enforcement responsibilities. The fourth is a sportsmen’s’ group. The fifth is a gun collectors’ group. At least one of the persons appointed to the Board must be an attorney authorized to practice law in Connecticut.

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