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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 085 : WEAPONS

Subchapter 001 : Generally

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 4022)
  • § 4022. Bump-fire stocks; possession prohibited

    (a) As used in this section, "bump-fire stock" means a butt stock designed to be attached to a semiautomatic firearm and intended to increase the rate of fire achievable with the firearm to that of a fully automatic firearm by using the energy from the recoil of the firearm to generate a reciprocating action that facilitates the repeated activation of the trigger.

    (b) A person shall not possess a bump-fire stock. A person who violates this subsection shall be imprisoned not more than one year or fined not more than $1,000.00, or both.

    (c) The Department of Public Safety shall develop, promote, and execute a collection process that permits persons to voluntarily and anonymously relinquish bump-fire stocks prior to the effective date of this section. (Added 2017, No. 94 (Adj. Sess.), § 9, eff. Oct. 1, 2018.)