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State of Texas. 2012 ‘Tex. Penal Code § 46.05(a)(2), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Machine Guns and Automatic Firearms in Texas. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 3 January
Machine Guns and Automatic Firearms in Texas
Texas law prohibits intentionally or knowingly possessing, manufacturing, transporting, repairing, or selling a machine gun. However, it is a defense to prosecution if the machine gun was properly registered under federal law.
Note that federal law generally allows private citizens to register machine guns so long as the machine guns were manufactured prior to May 19, 1986…