Wednesday, May 29, 2013

We don't need no stinking new gun control laws!

Folks, here is a listing of federal firearms laws currently on the books, along with the punishments for violation of said laws.

Anyone that thinks we need more laws that will not be enforced is seriously deluded.

Offense Section Description Statutory Maximum
18 U.S.C. § 922(a)(1) Willful engagement in firearms business without a license (cf. 26 U.S.C. § 5861(a)) 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(a)(2) Willful shipment or transport of firearm to unlicensed recipient 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(a)(3) Willful receipt of firearm from out of state by unlicensed person 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(a)(4) Knowing interstate transport of certain weapons by unlicensed person 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(B))
18 U.S.C. § 922(a)(5) Willful transfer, sale, or transport of weapon by unlicensed person to another unlicensed, out-of-state person 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(a)(6) Knowing making of false statement in connection with purchase of firearm (cf. § 924(a)(1)(A), 26 U.S.C. § 5861(l)) 10 years (§ 924(a)(2))
18 U.S.C. § 922(a)(7) Willful manufacture or importation of armor-piercing ammunition 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(a)(8) Willful sale or delivery of armor-piercing ammunition 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(b)(1) Willful sale by licensee to juvenile (cf. § 922(x)(1)) 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(b)(2) Willful sale by licensee to person in violation of state law 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(b)(3) Willful sale by licensee to out-of-state recipient 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(b)(4) Willful sale by licensee of certain prohibited weapons 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(b)(5) Willful sale by licensee without proper record-keeping 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(d) Knowing sale to prohibited person 10 years (§ 924(a)(2))
18 U.S.C. § 922(e) Willful delivery of firearm to common carrier without written notice 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(g) Knowing possession of firearm by prohibited person 10 years (§ 924(a)(2))
18 U.S.C. § 922(i) Knowing shipment or transport of stolen firearm 10 years (§ 924(a)(2))
18 U.S.C. § 922(j) Knowing possession, etc., of stolen firearm (cf. § 922(u), § 924(l), (m)) 10 years (§ 924(a)(2))
18 U.S.C. § 922(k) Knowing possession, receipt, shipment, or transport of firearm with altered or obliterated serial number (cf. 26 U.S.C. § 5861(g), (h), (i)) 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(B))
18 U.S.C. § 922(l) Knowing importation or receipt of firearms (cf. 26 U.S.C. § 5861(k)) 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(C))
18 U.S.C. § 922(m) Knowing falsification of records by licensee (cf. 26 U.S.C. § 5861(l)) 1 year (§ 924(a)(3))
18 U.S.C. § 922(n) Knowing shipment, transport, or receipt of firearm by person under felony indictment 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(D))
18 U.S.C. § 922(o) Knowing possession of machine gun 10 years (§ 924(a)(2))
18 U.S.C. § 922(p) Knowing manufacture, importation, sale, shipment, or possession of firearms designed to avoid detection 5 years (§ 924(f))
18 U.S.C. § 922(q)(2), (3) Knowing possession or knowing or reckless discharge of firearm in school zone 5 years consecutive (§ 924(a)(4))
18 U.S.C. § 922(r) Knowing assembly of shotgun or semiautomatic rifle from imported parts 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(B))
18 U.S.C. § 922(s) Knowing sale or transfer of handgun without background check 1 year (§ 924(a)(5))
18 U.S.C. § 922(t) Knowing transfer of firearm without background check 1 year (§ 924(a)(5))
18 U.S.C. § 922(u) Knowing theft of firearms from licensee (cf. § 922(j), § 924(l), (m)) 10 years (§ 924(i))
18 U.S.C. § 922(v) Knowing possession, transfer, or manufacture of semiautomatic assault weapon 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(B))
18 U.S.C. § 922(w) Knowing possession or transfer of large capacity ammunition feeding device 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(B))
18 U.S.C. § 922(x)(1) Sale or transfer of handgun to juvenile (mens rea varies) (cf. § 922(b)(1)) 1 or 10 years (§ 924(a)(6)(B))
18 U.S.C. § 922(x)(2) Knowing possession of handgun by juvenile 1 year (§ 924(a)(6)(A))
18 U.S.C. § 924(a)(1)(A) Knowing making of false statements (cf. § 922(a)(6), 26 U.S.C. § 5861(l)) 5 years (§ 924(a)(1)(A))
18 U.S.C. § 924(a)(3)(A) Knowing making of false statements by licensee (cf. § 922(m)) 1 year (§ 924(a)(3))
18 U.S.C. § 924(b) Shipping, transport, or receipt of firearm with intent to commit felony 10 years (§ 924(b))
18 U.S.C. § 924(c) Carrying, using, or possessing firearm in connection with crime of violence or drug trafficking crime 5, 7, 10, 25, or 30 year consecutive mandatory minimum
18 U.S.C. § 924(e) Armed Career Criminal Act: person convicted under § 922(g) who has three prior convictions for serious drug offenses or violent felonies 15 years mandatory minimum (§ 924(e))
18 U.S.C. § 924(g) Interstate travel to acquire or transfer firearm with intent to commit specified offenses 10 years (§ 924(g))
18 U.S.C. § 924(h) Transfer of firearm knowing it will be used to commit specified offenses 10 years (§ 924(h))
18 U.S.C. § 924(j) Causing death during § 924(c) violation Death, life, or any term of years (§ 924(j))
18 U.S.C. § 924(k) Smuggling firearm into U.S. with intent to commit specified offenses 10 years (§ 924(k))
18 U.S.C. § 924(l) Theft of firearm (cf. § 922(j), (u), § 924(m)) 10 years (§ 924(l))
18 U.S.C. § 924(m) Theft of firearm from licensee (cf. § 922(j), (u), § 924(l)) 10 years (§ 924(m))
18 U.S.C. § 924(n) Travel into or within U.S. with intent to violate § 922(a)(1)(A) 10 years (§ 924(n))
18 U.S.C. § 924(o) Conspiracy to violate § 924(c) 20 years or more (§ 924(o))
18 U.S.C. § 929(a) § 924(c) violation while in possession of armor-piercing ammunition 5 years consecutive mandatory minimum
18 U.S.C. § 930(a) Knowing possession of firearm in federal facility 1 year (§ 930(a))
26 U.S.C. § 5861(a) Failure to register as dealer, manufacturer, or importer, or to pay required tax (cf. 18 U.S.C. § 922(a)(1)) 10 years (§ 5871)
26 U.S.C. § 5861(b) Receipt or possession of firearm transferred in violation of chapter 10 years (§ 5871)
26 U.S.C. § 5861(c) Receipt or possession of firearm made in violation of chapter 10 years (§ 5871)
26 U.S.C. § 5861(d) Receipt or possession of unregistered firearm 10 years (§ 5871)
26 U.S.C. § 5861(e) Transfer of firearm in violation of chapter 10 years (§ 5871)
26 U.S.C. § 5861(f) Making of firearm in violation of chapter 10 years (§ 5871)
26 U.S.C. § 5861(g) Obliteration, alteration or removal of serial number (cf. 18 U.S.C. § 922(k)) 10 years (§ 5871)
26 U.S.C. § 5861(h) Receipt or possession of firearm with obliterated, removed, or altered serial number (cf. 18 U.S.C. § 922(k)) 10 years (§ 5871)
26 U.S.C. § 5861(i) Receipt or possession of firearm unidentified by serial number (cf. 18 U.S.C. § 922(k)) 10 years (§ 5871)
26 U.S.C. § 5861(j) Transport, delivery, or receipt of unregistered firearm 10 years (§ 5871)
26 U.S.C. § 5861(k) Receipt or possession of unlawfully imported firearm (cf. 18 U.S.C. § 922(l)) 10 years (§ 5871)
26 U.S.C. § 5861(l) Knowingly making false entry on application or record (cf. 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(m), 924(a)(1)(A), 924(a)(3)) 10 years (§ 5871)

http://ne.fd.org/publications/firearms_cheatsheet.pdf

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