2012 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 6 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
CHAPTER 8 - WEAPONS
6-8-403. Definitions.


WY Stat § 6-8-403 (through 2012) What's This?

(a) As used in this act:

(i) "Ammunition" means any projectile expelled by action of an explosive from a firearm but shall not include any projectile designed to pierce armor;

(ii) "Borders of Wyoming" means the boundaries of Wyoming as described in Section 2 of the Act of Admission of the state of Wyoming, 26 United States Statutes at Large, 222, chapter 664;

(iii) "Firearm" means any weapon which will or is designed to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive. "Firearm" shall not include any fully automatic weapon or any weapon designed to fire a rocket propelled grenade or any explosive projectile;

(iv) "Firearms accessories" means items that are used in conjunction with or mounted upon a firearm but are not essential to the basic function of a firearm, including, but not limited to, telescopic or laser sights, magazines, folding or aftermarket stocks and grips, speedloaders, ammunition carriers, optics for target identification and lights for target illumination;

(v) "Generic and insignificant parts" includes, but is not limited to, springs, screws, nuts and pins;

(vi) "Manufactured" means that a firearm, a firearm accessory or ammunition has been created from basic materials for functional usefulness, including, but not limited to forging, casting, machining, molding or other processes for working materials;

(vii) "This act" means W.S. 6-8-401 through 6-8-406.

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