Rifles

NEW FIREARMS LEGISLATION

“Bullet Button” Firearms will be Considered Assault Weapons Effective January 1, 2017

The newest version of the law will revise the definition of "assault weapon" to mean the following: Rifles: A semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that does not have a fixed magazine but has any one of the following:

  • A pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon.
  • A thumbhole stock.
  • A folding or telescoping stock.
  • A grenade launcher or flare launcher. A flash suppressor.
  • A forward pistol grip.
  • A semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that has a fixed magazine with the capacity to accept more than 10 rounds.
  • A semiautomatic, centerfire rifle that has an overall length of less than 30 inches.