Maine does not specifically regulate junk guns or unsafe firearms. However, Maine’s Attorney General may have the authority to regulate “junk guns,” as well as promulgate other firearm safety standards.1

See our Design Safety Standards for Handguns policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

Notes
  1. Maine Unfair Trade Practices Act, Me. Stat., 5 §§ 205-A through 214. For details, see, “Targeting Safety.” For details, see Targeting Safety (2001), at http://www.bradycenter.org/xshare/pdf/reports/targetingsafety.pdf. ⤴︎