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FIREARMS

Abandonment, return to owner, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.5315

Accessories, forfeitures, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.5315

Aiming at human beings

Crime of violence, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.712

Dangerous exhibitions, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.63

Air guns, furnishing to children, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66

Ammunition, see AMMUNITION

Antique firearms

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.712

Forfeitures, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.5315

Permits to carry, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.715

Public places, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7181

Transfer reports, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7132

Armed forces members

Firing blank cartridges upon unlawful assembly, Minn. Statutes 2008 192.28

Assault weapons, see Semiautomatic military-style assault weapons under this topic

Background checks

Certificate issuers, liability, immunity, Minn. Statutes 2008 604A.31, 2008 624.713

Committed persons, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2008 245.041, 2008 253B.09

Human services commitment information, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7131, 2008 624.7132, 2008 624.714

Sheriffs, duties, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.714

Transferring without, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66

Transfers, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7131, 2008 624.7132

BB guns

Carrying in a public place, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7181

Displaying, exhibiting, or brandishing, terroristic threats, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.713

Gun control, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.712

School property, guns on, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66

Big game hunting, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.031

Blanks, devices to fire, replica firearms, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.713

Caliber, hunting, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.031

Cases, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.045, 2008 97B.081

Certificates and certification

Apprentice hunter validation, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.020, 2008 97B.022

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2008 97A.015

Exemption for military personnel, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.015

Safety certificate, Minn. Statutes 2008 97A.435, 2008 97A.441, 2008 97B.015, 2008 97B.020

Children, see Firearms under CHILDREN

Collector show sellers or exhibitors

Transient merchants, exclusion from definition, Minn. Statutes 2008 329.099

Confiscation, game and fish laws, Minn. Statutes 2008 97A.221, 2008 97A.223, 2008 97B.021, 2008 609B.510

Conflict of laws, local ordinances, preemption by state law, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.633

Correctional facilities, introducing, Minn. Statutes 2008 243.55, 2008 641.165

Crimes committed with

Contraband, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.5316

Disarming peace officer, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.504

Domestic abuse, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.713

Domestic assault, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.2242

Gambling device permits, disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2008 299L.07

Minimum sentences, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.11

Strangulation, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.2247

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2008 13.87

Dealers

Handguns, security measures, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7161

Location, regulation by zoning ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.635

Signs, warning on child access to firearms, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7162

Decedents' property, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2008 390.225

Deer zones

All legal firearms use area, defined, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.318

Firearms restricted, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.041

Muzzleloading firearms, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.301, 2008 97B.311

Shotgun use areas, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.318

Definitions

Game and fish laws, Minn. Statutes 2008 97A.015

Gun control, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.712

Private detectives and protective agents, Minn. Statutes 2008 326.32

Transient merchants, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2008 329.099

Destruction, forfeited property, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.5315

Detectives, see Weapons under DETECTIVES

Discharge

Aircraft, discharge from, Minn. Statutes 2008 360.075

Cemeteries or burial grounds, discharge over, Minn. Statutes 2008 307.08, 2008 307.082

Certain locations, hunting and fishing law, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.055

Drive-by shootings, see DRIVE-BY SHOOTINGS

Local government, regulations, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.633

Peace officers, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2008 626.553

Public transit vehicles or facilities, shooting at or in, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.855, 2008 624.712

Railroad trains, shooting at, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.85

Reckless discharge within a municipality, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66

Shooting victims, duty to aid, Minn. Statutes 2008 604A.02, 2008 609.662

Disclosure, facsimiles, see Replica firearms under this topic

Disposition, decedents' property, Minn. Statutes 2008 390.225

Dog trainers, permits and restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.005

Education and training, see Safety or training courses or programs under this topic

Forfeitures

Carrying in a public place, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.531

Controlled substances crimes, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.531, 2008 609.5314

Crimes against the person, Minn. Statutes 2008 629.715

Disposition, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.5315

Domestic assault, firearms used during crime, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.2242

Gun control violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.531

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.5315

Gun control law, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.71 to 2008 624.719

Gunshot wounds, see GUNSHOT WOUNDS

Handguns

Pistols, see PISTOLS

Revolvers, replicas, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.81

State surplus property, sale, Minn. Statutes 2008 16C.231

Harpooning rough fish, Minn. Statutes 2008 97C.381

Hennepin County, disposal, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.5315

Hunting

Accidents, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.205, 2008 609.2665, 2008 609.662

All season license, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.301

Ammunition, big game, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.031

Big game hunting, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.031

Crossbow hunting during firearms season, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.036

Disabled hunters, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.045, 2008 97B.055

Gun control, legislative intent, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.711

Gunshot wound reports, Minn. Statutes 2008 626.553

Handguns, see Hunting under PISTOLS

Hunting under influence of alcohol or drugs, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.065, 2008 97B.066

Licenses, fees, Minn. Statutes 2008 97A.475

Muzzleloading firearms, deer hunting, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.031, 2008 97B.041, 2008 97B.301, 2008 97B.311

Night vision equipment, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.086

Nonresident aliens, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.719

Permission of landowner or occupant, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.001

Pistols, carrying for hunting, permit exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.714

Possession, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.021, 2008 97B.081, 2008 97B.211, 2008 97B.931

Prohibition on rifles or shotguns in public place, exception, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7181

Restrictions on use, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.001

Safety certificate required, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.020

Scopes, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.031

Seizure, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.021

Shotgun use areas, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.318

Silencers, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.031, 2008 609.66

Transportation, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.045

Turkey licenses, Minn. Statutes 2008 97A.435

Visually impaired hunters, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.031, 2008 97B.111

Injunctions, unauthorized discharge upon or over cemeteries or burial grounds, Minn. Statutes 2008 307.08

Inspections, refusal to submit, Minn. Statutes 2008 97A.251

Juvenile offenders, use while committing felonies

Adult certification, presumption, Minn. Statutes 2008 260B.125

Extended jurisdiction juvenile prosecutions, Minn. Statutes 2008 260B.130

Lawsuits, unauthorized discharge upon or over cemeteries or burial grounds, Minn. Statutes 2008 307.08

Licenses

Handguns, see Permits to carry under PISTOLS

Town boards of supervisors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2008 366.01

Local governments, state preemption, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7131, 2008 624.7132, 2008 624.717

Machine guns, see MACHINE GUNS

Muzzleloading firearms

Deer hunting, Minn. Statutes 2008 97A.411, 2008 97B.031, 2008 97B.041, 2008 97B.301, 2008 97B.311

Deer zones during open firearms season, use, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.041

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2008 97A.405

Shotgun use areas, restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.318

Nonresident aliens, possession, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.719

Owners, permitting use by person under influence of alcohol or drugs, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.065

Peace officers, see Firearms under PEACE OFFICERS

Permits

Background checks, see same under this topic

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2008 13.87

Transferees permits, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7131

Pistols, see PISTOLS

Possession

Armed associations, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.61

Boarding and lodging house guests, Minn. Statutes 2008 327.73

Commitment, legal effect, Minn. Statutes 2008 253B.23

Conviction, human services licensed programs, disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2008 245C.24

Convicts, Minn. Statutes 2008 242.31, 2008 609.165, 2008 609B.611

Courthouses and state buildings, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66

Crimes against the person, persons awaiting trial, Minn. Statutes 2008 629.715

Crimes involving, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.11

Crimes of violence, Minn. Statutes 2008 242.31, 2008 609.165, 2008 609A.03, 2008 609B.333, 2008 609B.611

Delinquent children, Minn. Statutes 2008 260B.141, 2008 260B.245

Domestic abuse protection order violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 518B.01, 2008 609B.341

Domestic assault, persons convicted of, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.2242

Furnished apartment house guests, Minn. Statutes 2008 327.73

Harassment and stalking crimes, possession after conviction, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.749

Hotel guests, ejection or refusal of admission, Minn. Statutes 2008 327.73

Hunting, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.021, 2008 97B.081, 2008 97B.211, 2008 97B.931

Juvenile offenders, Minn. Statutes 2008 260B.198, 2008 260B.245

Lifetime restriction, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.713

Nonresident aliens, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.719

Passenger automobiles, inference of possession by driver, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.672

Persons ineligible, prosecution for or conviction of, Minn. Statutes 2008 245C.15, 2008 609.035, 2008 609.1095

Pistols, see Possession under PISTOLS

Predatory offenders, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.714

Removed or changed serial numbers, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.667

Resort guests, ejection or refusal of admission, Minn. Statutes 2008 327.73

School zones, Minn. Statutes 2008 121A.05, 2008 121A.44, 2008 124D.03, 2008 609.66

Transportation, discharge orders, Minn. Statutes 2008 242.31

Unlawful possession, public nuisance, Minn. Statutes 2008 617.81

Violations, reports about, Minn. Statutes 2008 4A.06

Predatory offenders, possession, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.714

Protective agents, Minn. Statutes 2008 326.336, 2008 326.3361, 2008 624.7181

Purchase, data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2008 13.87

Ramsey County, disposal, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.5315

Receiving, crimes of violence, possession after, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.165

Regulation

Background checks, see same under this topic

Local governments, preemption by state law, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.633

Replica firearms

Displaying, exhibiting or brandishing, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.713

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.81

Possession on school property, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66

Toys, gun control, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.712

Reports about

Crimes involving, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.11

Security guards, discharge of firearms, Minn. Statutes 2008 299C.22

Use or possession violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 4A.06

Revolvers, replicas, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.81

Rifles, see RIFLES

Rocket launchers, labeling, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.81

Safety or training courses or programs

Certified instructors, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.714

Completion, Minn. Statutes 2008 171.07

Exemption for military personnel, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.015

Hunter education, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.015

Making or using firearms for civil disorder, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.669

Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2008 84.028, 2008 97B.015

Pistols, permits to carry, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.714

Volunteer instructors, background check requirements, Minn. Statutes 2008 84.027

Sales

Collector show sellers, Minn. Statutes 2008 329.099

Dealers, location, zoning ordinances, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.635

School districts, regulations, Minn. Statutes 2008 471.633

Scuba guns, gun control, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.712

Seizure, game and fish laws, Minn. Statutes 2008 97A.221, 2008 97A.223, 2008 97B.021, 2008 609B.510

Semiautomatic military-style assault weapons

Carrying in public, persons under age 21, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7181

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.712

Forfeitures, disposition, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.5315

Permits, see Background checks under this topic

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.711

Possession, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.11, 2008 609B.342, 2008 624.713

Transfers

Illegal transfers, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7132, 2008 624.7141

Ineligible persons, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7141

Permits, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7131

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7132

Without background checks, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66

Serial numbers

Forfeited firearms, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.5315

Removing or changing, fine, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.667

Set guns

Deer hunting, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.321

Misdemeanor, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.661

Shooting, see Discharge under this topic

Shotguns, see SHOTGUNS

Silencers, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.031, 2008 609.66

Spring guns, see SPRING GUNS

Stud guns, gun control, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.712

Swivel guns

Deer hunting, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.321

Gross misdemeanor, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.661

Theft of

Criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.52

Return to owner, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.5315

RICO Act, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.902

Sentencing, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.52

Toys, see Replica firearms under this topic

Training, licensing requiring, armed forces members, Minn. Statutes 2008 326.56

Transfers

Background checks, see same under this topic

Criminal penalties, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7132, 2008 624.7141

Data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2008 13.87

Illegal transfers, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7132, 2008 624.7141

Permits, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7131, 2008 624.7151

Reports, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7132

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7131, 2008 624.7132

Semiautomatic military style assault weapons, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66, 2008 624.7141

Waiting period, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.7132

Transportation

Aircraft, Minn. Statutes 2008 360.075

Crimes of violence, possession after, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.165, 2008 609B.333

Delinquent children, Minn. Statutes 2008 260B.245

Extended jurisdiction juvenile offenders, Minn. Statutes 2008 260B.245

Game refuges, carrying firearms in, Minn. Statutes 2008 97A.091

In motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.045, 2008 97B.055, 2008 609.672

Trap tending, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.931

Unloaded firearms, defined, Minn. Statutes 2008 97A.015

Violations and penalties

Aiming or shooting at human beings, dangerous exhibitions, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.63

Aircraft, transportation or discharge, Minn. Statutes 2008 360.075

BB guns, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.713, 2008 624.7181

Combustible wads, careless or negligent use around fire, Minn. Statutes 2008 88.195

Correctional facilities, introducing into, Minn. Statutes 2008 243.55, 2008 641.165

Criminal violations, conviction, gambling licenses, mandatory disqualification, Minn. Statutes 2008 349.155

Disarming peace officer, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.504

Drive-by shootings, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66

Furnishing or allowing children under age 14 to handle, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66

Furnishing to children under age 18, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66

Gambling licenses, revocation, suspension, denial, or refusal to renew, Minn. Statutes 2008 349.155

Juveniles, use when committing felonies, adult certification, presumption, Minn. Statutes 2008 260B.125

Mislabeling, civil penalty, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.81

Negligent storage, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.666

Possession, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.165, 2008 609.66, 2008 624.714

Predatory offenders, Minn. Statutes 2008 624.714

Protection orders, violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 518B.01

Railroad trains, shooting at, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.85

Reckless discharge within a municipality, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66

Replica firearms, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.81, 2008 609.713

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2008 4A.06

Semiautomatic military-style assault weapons, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.66, 2008 624.7132, 2008 624.7141, 2008 624.7181

Serial numbers, tampering, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.667

Set guns, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.661

Swivel guns, Minn. Statutes 2008 609.661

Tracers, careless or negligent use around fire, Minn. Statutes 2008 88.195

Unauthorized discharge upon or over cemeteries or burial grounds, Minn. Statutes 2008 307.08

Youth hunters, special hunts, Minn. Statutes 2008 97B.112