Prohibited Weapons in Texas
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Sec. 46.05. PROHIBITED WEAPONS. (a) A person commits an offense if the person intentionally or knowingly possesses,
manufactures, transports, repairs, or sells:
(1) an explosive weapon;
(2) a machine gun;
(3) a short-barrel firearm;
(4) a firearm silencer;
(6) armor-piercing ammunition;
(7) a chemical dispensing device;
(8) a zip gun; or
(9) a tire deflation device...
(e) An offense under Subsection (a)(1), (2), (3), (4), (6), (7), or (8) is
a felony of the third degree. An offense under Subsection (a)(9) is a
state jail felony. An offense under Subsection (a)(5) is a Class A misdemeanor.
*As of September 1, 2013 in the State of Texas it is legal to own a switchblade knife.
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