Rhode Island State Law

Code Section
11-47-2, et seq.

Illegal Arms
Sawed-off shotgun or rifle; machine gun; silencer; armor piercing bullets; defaced firearm

Waiting Period
7 days

Who May Not Own
1. Illegal aliens; 2. Mentally incompetent under treatment/confinement; 3. Drug addict adjudicated or in treatment; 4. Habitual drunkard adjudicated or in treatment; 5. Convicted of crime of violence; 6. Fugitive from justice 7. Minors (under 18) (unless holds a permit or under adult supervision)

Law Prohibiting Firearms On or Near School Grounds
Felony. 11-47-60; 11.-47-60.2


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