2005 California Penal Code Sections 12220 Article 2. Unlawful Possession of Machine Guns

PENAL CODE
SECTION 12220

12220.  (a) Any person, firm, or corporation, who within this state
possesses or knowingly transports a machinegun, except as authorized
by this chapter, is guilty of a public offense and upon conviction
thereof shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison, or by
a fine not to exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000), or by both such
fine and imprisonment.
   (b) Any person, firm, or corporation who within this state
intentionally converts a firearm into a machinegun, or who sells, or
offers for sale, or knowingly manufactures a machinegun, except as
authorized by this chapter, is punishable by imprisonment in the
state prison for four, six, or eight years.


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