2022 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 11 - Offenses Against Public Order and Safety
Article 4 - Dangerous Instrumentalities and Practices
Part 4 - Antiterroristic Training
§ 16-11-151. Prohibited Training
- As used in this Code section, the term “dangerous weapon” has the same meaning as found in paragraph (1) of Code Section 16-11-121.
- It shall be unlawful for any person to:
- Teach, train, or demonstrate to any other person the use, application, or making of any illegal firearm, dangerous weapon, explosive, or incendiary device capable of causing injury or death to persons either directly or through a writing or over or through a computer or computer network if the person teaching, training, or demonstrating knows, has reason to know, or intends that such teaching, training, or demonstrating will be unlawfully employed for use in or in furtherance of a civil disorder, riot, or insurrection; or
- Assemble with one or more persons for the purpose of being taught, trained, or instructed in the use of any illegal firearm, dangerous weapon, explosive, or incendiary device capable of causing injury or death to persons if such person so assembling knows, has reason to know, or intends that such teaching, training, or instruction will be unlawfully employed for use in or in furtherance of a civil disorder, riot, or insurrection.
- Any person who violates any provision of subsection (b) of this Code section shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000.00 or by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than five years, or both.
History. Code 1981, § 16-11-151 , enacted by Ga. L. 1987, p. 866, § 1; Ga. L. 1992, p. 6, § 16; Ga. L. 1995, p. 574, § 4.
For note on the 1995 amendment of this Code section, see 12 Ga. St. U.L. Rev. 130 (1995).
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