Tennessee Gun Control Laws
|Code Section||39-17-1301, et seq.|
|Illegal Arms||Machine gun; short-barreled rifle or shotgun; silencer; explosive weapon; device designed, made or adapted for delivering or shooting an explosive weapon|
|Waiting Period||15 days|
|Who May Not Own||1. Convicted of felony (imprisonment exceeding 1 yr.) unless pardoned or conviction expunged; 2. Fugitives from justice; 3. Unsound mind; 4. Minors; 5. Addicted to alcohol; 6. Drug addict; 7. Convicted of illegal sale of alcoholic beverages|
|Law Prohibiting Firearms On or Near School Grounds||Misdemeanor or Felony. 39-17-1309|
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