April 2008 Archives

April 29, 2008

Idaho (ID) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Idaho NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Idaho you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Idaho you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Idaho and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 28, 2008

Illinois (IL) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated 2/2009

Illinois NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Illinois you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

There does not appear to be a direct prohibition of Any Other Weapon's (AOW) but some or most AOW's appear to be banned under additional terms of the Illinois Statutes. In addition, certain C&R firearms appear to be legal. Technically these are not considered to be restricted under the NFA.
Destructive Devices (DD)Only Class 9
In Ilinois you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
Machine Guns
Silencers
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)

Follow this link to find out more about Ilinois and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

Note: Only class 9 Destructive Devices are allowed in Illinois.

April 27, 2008

Iowa (IA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated 4/20/09

Iowa NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Iowa you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Iowa you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Although Title II firearms are permitted in the state their ownership is severely limited to the following circumstances.

1. Any peace officer.

2. Any member of the armed forces of the United States or of the national guard.

3. Any person in the service of the United States.

4. A correctional officer, serving in an institution under the authority of the Iowa department of corrections.

5. Any person who under the laws of this state
and the United States, is lawfully engaged in the business of supplying those authorized to possess such devices.

6. Any person, firm or corporation who under the laws of this state and the United States is lawfully engaged in the improvement, invention or manufacture of firearms.

7. Any museum or similar place which possesses, solely as relics, offensive weapons which are rendered permanently unfit for use.

8. A resident of this state who possesses an offensive weapon which is a curio or relic firearm under the federal Firearms Act, 18 U.S.C. ch. 44,solely for use in the official functions of a historical reenactment organization of which the person is a member, if the offensive weapon has been permanently rendered unfit for the firing of live ammunition. The offensive weapon may, however, be adapted for the firing of blank ammunition.

9. A nonresident who possesses an offensive weapon which is a curio or relic firearm under the federal Firearms Act, 18 U.S.C. ch. 44, solely for use in official functions in this state of a historical reenactment organization of which the person is a member, if the offensive weapon is legally possessed by the person in the person's state of residence and the offensive weapon is at all times while in this state rendered incapable of firing live ammunition. A nonresident who possesses an offensive weapon under this subsection while in this state shall not have in the person's possession live ammunition. The offensive weapon may, however, be adapted for the firing of blank ammunition.

Follow this link to find out more about Iowa and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 26, 2008

Indiana (IN) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Indiana NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Indiana you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Indiana you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS) ****

NOTE: Only Only a law enforcement officer who is acting in the course of the officer's official duties or a person who manufactures or imports for sale or sells a SBS to a law enforcement agency may possess a SBS.
Follow this link to find out more about Indiana and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 25, 2008

Kansas (KS) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated

Kansas NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Kansas (after July 1, 2008) you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Silencers
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Kansas you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
NONE

Follow this link to find out more about Kansas and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 24, 2008

Kentucky (KY) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Kentucky NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Kentucky you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Kentucky you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Kentucky and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 23, 2008

Louisiana (LA) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Louisiana NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Louisiana you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Louisiana you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Louisiana and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 22, 2008

Maine (ME) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Maine NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Maine you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Maine you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Maine and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 21, 2008

Maryland (MD) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Maryland NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Maryland you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Maryland you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Maryland and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 20, 2008

Massachusetts (MA) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated

Massachusetts NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Massachusetts you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns * with permit
Silencers * Only for law enforcement use while in scope of official duties
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Massachusetts you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Massachusetts and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 18, 2008

Minnesota (MN) What NFA Firearms can I own?

NFA Class 3 firearms There are several type of Title II firearms that require a Class 3 license to be transferred or manufactured under the the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Minnesota you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns **   (C&R only)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS) **  (C&R only)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Some Destructive Devices (DD)
In Minnesota you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
Silencers
Some Destructive Devices (DD)


Note: In Minnesota you can only purchase Machine Guns or Short Barreled Shotgun that are Curios and Relics (See:  Minnesota Statutes 609.67 MACHINE GUNS AND
SHORT-BARRELED SHOTGUNS)


Follow this link to find out more about Minnesota and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms
April 17, 2008

Mississippi (MS) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Mississippi NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Mississippi you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Mississippi you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Mississippi and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 16, 2008

Missouri (MO) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Missouri NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Missouri you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Missouri you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
Destructive Devices (DD)

Follow this link to find out more about Missouri and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

Note: In Missouri you must have a C&R or FFL to purchase a Title II firearm. A NFA firearms trust cannot be the holder of a FFL or C&R. They must be held by an individual, corporation, or LLC. There may be advantages to having your LLC or corporation owned by a trust so that the trust can deal with Incapacity, death, and give guidance for ownership and transfer of the firearms. In addition, you can have the trust be the manager of an LLC and thus allow for easy modification of the who is authorized to access, use, transfer, and possess the Title II firearms.

April 15, 2008

Montana (MT) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Montana NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Montana you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Montana you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Montana and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 14, 2008

Nebraska (NE) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Nebraska NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Nebraska you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Nebraska you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Nebraska and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 13, 2008

Nevada (NV) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Nevada NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Nevada you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Nevada you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Nevada and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 12, 2008

New Hampshire (NH) What NFA Firearms can I own?

New Hampshire NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In New Hampshire you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In New Hampshire you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about New Hampshire and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 10, 2008

New Mexico (NM) What NFA Firearms can I own?

New Mexico NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In New Mexico you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In New Mexico you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about New Mexico and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 9, 2008

New York (NY) What NFA Firearms can I own?

New York NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In New York you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns Limited to dealers only
In New York you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)

Follow this link to find out more about New York and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

NOTE: Police may also possess some Class 3 items

April 8, 2008

North Carolina (NC) What NFA Firearms can I own? Updated

North Carolina NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In North Carolina you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns*
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In North Carolina you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

In North Carolina Machine Gun ownership, possession, or transfer is only legal for

  1. Banks, merchants, and recognized business establishments for use in their respective places of business, who shall first apply to and receive from the sheriff of the county in which said business is located, a permit to possess the said weapons for the purpose of defending the said business;
  2. officers and soldiers of the United States Army, when in discharge of their official duties, officers and soldiers of the militia when called into actual service, officers of the State, or of any county, city or town, charged with the execution of the laws of the State, when acting in the discharge of their official duties;
  3. the manufacture, use or possession of such weapons for scientific or experimental purposes when such manufacture, use or possession is lawful under federal laws and the weapon is registered with a federal agency, and when a permit to manufacture, use or possess the weapon is issued by the sheriff of the county in which the weapon is located.

Provided, further, that any bona fide resident of this State who now owns a machine gun used in former wars, as a relic or souvenir, may retain and keep same as his or her property without violating the provisions of this section upon his reporting said ownership to the sheriff of the county in which said person lives.

Follow this link to find out more about North Carolina and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 7, 2008

North Dakota (ND) What NFA Firearms can I own?

North Dakota NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In North Dakota you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In North Dakota you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about North Dakota and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 5, 2008

Oklahoma (OK) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Oklahoma NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Oklahoma you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Oklahoma you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Oklahoma and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 4, 2008

Oregon (OR) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Oregon NFA Class 3 firearms

There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Oregon you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns
Silencers
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)
In Oregon you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Oregon and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

April 2, 2008

Puerto Rico (PR) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Puerto Rico NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Puerto Rico you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns- Manufacturing only
Silencers - Police only
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)- Police only
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)- Police only
In Puerto Rico you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
None

Follow this link to find out more about Puerto Rico and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms

Unknown status on Any Other Weapon (AOW) and Destructive Devices (DD)

April 1, 2008

Rhode Island (RI) What NFA Firearms can I own?

Rhode Island NFA Class 3 firearms
There are several type of Class 3 items that are restricted by the National Firearms Act.

Each state can impose additional restrictions on the sale, purchase, and transfer of class 3 firearms in addition to the compliance that is required with the national Firearms Act.

In Rhode Island you can own the following items that are regulated the the National Firearms Act

Machine Guns - Dealer License required
Silencers - Police only
In Rhode Island you cannot own the following NFA restricted items.
Any Other Weapon (AOW)
Destructive Devices (DD)
Short Barreled Shotguns (SBS)
Short Barreled Rifles (SBR)

Follow this link to find out more about Rhode Island and NFA restrictions on Class 3 Firearms