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In 2022, Delaware enacted a ban on the manufacture, sale, purchase, receipt, transfer, or possession of a large capacity magazine (LCM).1 An LCM is defined as any ammunition feeding device capable of accepting, or that can readily be converted to hold, more than 17 rounds of ammunition.2 People with concealed carry permits are exempt from this prohibition, however.3

A person who manufactures an LCM with the intent to sell it to a person outside of the state or who ships or transports an LCM outside of the state is exempt from the ban on LCMs.4


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  1. Del. Code Ann. tit. 11, § 1469(a).[]
  2. Del. Code Ann. tit. 11, § 1468(2)(a).[]
  3. Del. Code Ann. tit. 11, § 1466(c)(5).[]
  4. Del. Code Ann. tit. 11, § 1466(e).[]