Maine State NFA Rules and Allowable NFA Items

Maine respects the rights of individuals to own all types of firearms, including NFA items. They allow all NFA weapons, as long as they are properly registered with the federal government. They do not allow hunting with suppressors in Maine.

Possession of NFA Items:
§1051. Possession of machine gun

1. A person is guilty of possession of a machine gun if, without authority to do so, he knowingly possesses a machine gun.
2. As used in this chapter, "machine gun" means a weapon of any description, by whatever name known, loaded or unloaded, which is capable of discharging a number of projectiles in rapid succession by one manual or mechanical action on the trigger or firing mechanism.
3. Possession of a machine gun is a Class D crime.

§1052. Right to possess, carry or transport machine gun

Machine guns manufactured, acquired, transferred or possessed in accordance with the National Firearms Act, as amended, shall be exempt from this chapter.

Hunting with a Suppressor:

Laws Pertaining To Hunting Equipment: Firearms Laws

It is unlawful to hunt with or possess for hunting any firearm fitted or contrived with any device for deadening the sound of the explosion.

Legal Disclaimer:

This information is provided as a service to the public. It is NOT intended as legal advice and should never be considered as such. This information was up to date at the time of publication.

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