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.
In most cases, applicants are not required to acknowledge or list cases that have been nolled or dismissed. In the case of charges that have been nolled, the charges are dismissed 13 months after the nolle is entered on the court records.