CHAPTER 169

FORMERLY

SENATE SUBSTITUTE NO. 1

TO SENATE BILL NO. 85

AN ACT TO AMEND SUBCHAPTER 1 OF CHAPTER 7, TITLE 7, DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF PRIMITIVE WEAPONS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware.

Section 1. Amend §704 (g) of Chapter 7, Title 7, Delaware Code by striking from the word "meaning" as the same appears in the first sentence thereof and ending with "30 inches" inclusive, and substitute in lieu thereof the following:

"meaning a single-barrel gun which is loaded with black powder and projectile through the muzzle, having distinct rifling the full length of the bore, shooting an all-lead spherical or conical projectile, ignited by a flint striking a frizzen or by a percussion cap, having a minimum bore of 0.42 inches (10.67MM), minimum barrel length of 28 inches (71.2CM), and minimum powder charge of 62 grains (4 grams).

Approved July 2, 1975