Georgia Gun Control Laws
|Code Section||16-11-121, et seq.|
|Illegal Arms||Sawed-off shotgun or rifle; machine gun; dangerous weapon ("rocket launcher," "bazooka" or "recoilless rifle," "mortar," "hand grenade") or silencer|
|Waiting Period||None, but 60 days for license to carry pistol|
|Who May Not Own||1. Convicted felon; convicted of offense arising out of possession, manufacture, or use of a controlled substance; fugitive from justice; pending proceedings for felony, forcible misdemeanor, for carrying deadly weapon within school safety zone or at public gathering; 2. Under 18 yrs. old; 3. Anyone hospitalized as inpatient at any mental hospital or drug or alcohol treatment center within 5 yrs. of applying for gun license.|
|Law Prohibiting Firearms On or Near School Grounds||Felony. 16-11-127.1|
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