Selected State Statutes: North Carolina
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.
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