Maine Revised Statutes

§1051. Possession of machine gun

1.   A person is guilty of possession of a machine gun if, without authority to do so, he knowingly possesses a machine gun.
[ 1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW) .]
2.   As used in this chapter, "machine gun" means a weapon of any description, by whatever name known, loaded or unloaded, which is capable of discharging a number of projectiles in rapid succession by one manual or mechanical action on the trigger or firing mechanism.
[ 1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW) .]
3.   Possession of a machine gun is a Class D crime.
[ 1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW).

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