Possessing or discharging a firearm in a
school zone can get you a prison sentence of
up to five years. If you give or sell a
Obliterating or altering the manufacturer's serial number on a firearm or even transporting or possessing such a firearm is punishable by up to five years in prison.
Possessing or transferring a machine gun is punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
Making or possessing a machine gun, sawedoff shotgun or rifle, silencer, or estructive device without registration through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) pursuant to the National Firearms Act (NFA) can result in a 10 year prison term.
District of South Carolina
This pamphlet is intended only to highlight key aspects of federal law with respect to firearms purchase, possession, and use, particularly as they relate to Project Safe Neighborhoods, which is a national initiative to vigorously enforce gun laws, and Project CeaseFire. The brochure is not a complete statement of the law nor should it be relied upon as such. Other terms, conditions, and exceptions not spelled out here may be applicable.
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