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Legal Information: Connecticut

State Gun Laws

Laws current as of January 3, 2024

What is the penalty for violating state firearm laws?

According to Connecticut state law, if a person illegally has a firearm in his/her possession, it is a Class C felony and is punishable by one to ten years imprisonment, a fine, or both.1

1 C.G.S.A. §§ 53a-217; 53a-35a(7)