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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 145 : DISPOSITION AND FEE FOR STORAGE OF UNLAWFUL FIREARMS

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 2303)
  • § 2303. Delivery to commissioner of public safety

    (a) Any unlawful firearm in the possession of an agency which is not needed as evidence for or in a criminal prosecution or other judicial or administrative proceeding shall, within 30 days of its receipt by the agency, be delivered to such place and in such manner as the commissioner of public safety designates for ultimate disposition in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.

    (b) Any unlawful firearm in the possession of an agency needed as evidence for or in a criminal prosecution or other judicial or administrative proceeding may be retained by the agency for such purposes and until the conclusion of such prosecution or proceeding. Upon notice to the agency from a state's attorney, other prosecuting official, or other state or federal official having jurisdiction over the subject matter that the unlawful firearm may be released, the agency shall, within 30 days of such notification, deliver the unlawful firearm to such place and in such manner as the commissioner of public safety designates for ultimate disposition in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. (Added 1983, No. 132 (Adj. Sess.).)