NOTE: BECAUSE OF LEGISLATION SIGNED IN TO LAW ON 4/4/2013 THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION MAY NOT BE UP TO DATE. ONCE THE CHANGES IN THE LAWS HAVE BEEN ANALYZED WE WILL UPDATE THIS PAGE.
There are several types of Title II firearms that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.
Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of Title II firearms in addition to the required compliance with the National Firearms Act.
In Connecticut you can own the following items that are regulated the National Firearms Act
Machine Guns Silencers Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
In Connecticut you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
Follow this link to find out more about Connecticut and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
1) While SBS do not appear to be specifically prohibited, most are under the 2013 gun law modifications that were passed in April 2013 2) Connecticut does not allow select fire machine guns. Only fully automatic machine guns are allowed under the Assault weapons ban. As of April 2013 all machine guns not previously owned will be considereded assault weapons and future transfers within the state to individuals or trusts are be banned.
3) While silencers appear to be permitted, most things you could use them on pistols and rifles will be classified as an assault weapon and banned. There does appear to be a process for registering your current pistols and rifles by January 1, 2014