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Gov of US Virgin Islands allows NatGuard to confsicate guns and ammo

solus

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#21
except for the minor limitations statement...

Sec. 706. Firearms Policies (42 U.S.C. 5207)
(b) Limitation - Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit any person in subsection (a) from requiring the temporary surrender of a firearm as a condition for entry into any mode of transportation used for rescue or evacuation during a major disaster or emergency, provided that such temporarily surrendered firearm is returned at the completion of such rescue or evacuation.

additionally this act does not apply to the Governors proclamation since the president has not declared the insular area a major disaster.

Insular Areas Disaster Survival and Recovery; Definitions
(42 U.S.C. 5204)

(1) the term “insular area” means any of the following: American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands;
(2) the term “disaster” means a declaration of a major disaster by the President after September 1, 1989, pursuant to section 401 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief
and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5170); and

remember the Stanford act is for responding aid personnel after a disaster has been declared...not before.
 

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