Georgia generally allows possession of a machine gun if it is registered as required by federal law.1 Federal law generally allows private citizens to possess machine guns manufactured prior to May 19, 1986 so long as they are registered.

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  1. Ga. Code Ann. §§ 16-11-122 – 16-11-123, 16-11-124(d). ⤴︎