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April 23, 2021

14-409.39. Definitions

The following definitions apply in this Article:

(1) Dealer.–Any person licensed as a dealer pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 921, et seq., or G.S. 105-80.

(2) Firearm.–A handgun, shotgun, or rifle which expels a projectile by action of an explosion.

(3) Handgun.–A pistol, revolver, or other gun that has a short stock and is designed to be held and fired by the use of a single hand.