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Nevada Revised Statutes Title 15. Crimes and Punishments § 202.275. Possession, manufacture or disposition of short-barreled rifle or short-barreled shotgun:  Penalty;  exceptions

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1.?Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, a person who knowingly or willfully possesses, manufactures or disposes of any short-barreled rifle or short-barreled shotgun is guilty of a category D felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.

2.?For purposes of this section:

(a)??Short-barreled rifle? means:

(1)?A rifle having one or more barrels less than 16 inches in length; ?or

(2)?Any weapon made from a rifle, whether by alteration, modification or other means, with an overall length of less than 26 inches.

(b)??Short-barreled shotgun? means:

(1)?A shotgun having one or more barrels less than 18 inches in length; ?or

(2)?Any weapon made from a shotgun, whether by alteration, modification or other means, with an overall length of less than 26 inches.

3.?This section does not prohibit:

(a)?The possession or use of any short-barreled rifle or short-barreled shotgun by any peace officer when authorized to do so in the performance of official duties;

(b)?The possession of any short-barreled rifle or short-barreled shotgun by a person who is licensed as a firearms importer, manufacturer, collector or dealer by the United States Department of the Treasury, or by a person to whom such a rifle or shotgun is registered with the United States Department of the Treasury; ?or

(c)?The possession of any short-barreled rifle or short-barreled shotgun that has been determined to be a collector's item pursuant to 26 U.S.C. Chapter 53 or a curio or relic pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Chapter 44.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nevada Revised Statutes Title 15. Crimes and Punishments § 202.275. Possession, manufacture or disposition of short-barreled rifle or short-barreled shotgun:  Penalty;  exceptions - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nv/title-15-crimes-and-punishments/nv-rev-st-202-275.html


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