I asked this today " Today's Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013 Your message: I am researching firearms laws by state, and am stuck on a particular definition in Idaho law that seems to be very broad since it is not legally defined here. What constitutes a loaded firearm in the state of Idaho? I know in Colorado (lived there for a majority of my life ) a loaded firearm legally defined is one that has a round in the chamber, or the action cocked in the case of a single shot or revolver. Another close state that I was able to find a legal definition was Utah, where they apparently define a loaded handgun/firearm as one that takes 2 or more actions to fire (was explained as the magazine in the weapon did not make a semi auto handgun loaded, since you still had to cycle the action and pull the trigger). Could you please tell me your standpoint on what constitutes a loaded firearm - or more precisely the state's standing on what the legal definition is in Idaho.....or possibly point me to cases in the state that can be researched that may touch on the subject. Thank you for your time " Anyone know if there has ever been a definition backed by legal precedence/cases here in Idaho.....not really looking for smartass responses or opinions on this, trying to breach the ignorance.