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State of Connecticut. 2013 ‘Alteration of Firearm Identification Mark, Number or Name.’ Connecticut General Statutes; Vol. 9, Title 29, Chapter 529 (Section 29-36). Hartford, CT: Connecticut General Assembly. 1 January

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Section 29-36. Alteration of firearm identification mark, number or name.

(a) No person shall remove, deface, alter or obliterate the name of any maker or model or any maker's number or other mark of identification on any firearm as defined in section 53a-3. The possession of any firearm upon which any identifying mark, number or name has been removed, defaced, altered or obliterated shall be prima facie evidence that the person owning or in possession of such firearm has removed, defaced, altered or obliterated the same.

(b) Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than five years or both and any firearm found in the possession of any person in violation of said provision shall be forfeited.

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