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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Machine Guns & Automatic Firearms in Louisiana.’ Hardware & Ammunition. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 1 March

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Machine Guns and Automatic Firearms in Louisiana

Louisiana law prohibits the sale, transport, purchase and possession of a machine gun, with few exceptions. The law also prohibits any merchant or manufacturer from permitting any machine gun to pass from his or her possession to the possession of any person unless the person falls within one of the exceptions.

Every manufacturer or merchant must keep a register of all machine guns manufactured or handled by him, which must include the:

1) date of the sale, loan, gift, delivery, or receipt of any machine gun;
2) name, address, and occupation of the person to whom the machine gun was sold, loaned, given, or delivered, or from whom it was received; and
3) purpose for which the person, to whom the machine gun was sold, loaned, given, or delivered, purchased, or obtained it…

[Editor's note: The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence regularly updates its webpages with new data as US gun regulation evolves state by state. For the most up-to-date information on US gun laws, please refer to the Giffords URL below]

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