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Kansas law prohibits knowingly selling, manufacturing, purchasing, possessing, or carrying any firearm designed to discharge or capable of discharging automatically more than once by a single function of the trigger, unless the person or entity is in compliance with the National Firearms Act.1

Federal law requires machine guns to be registered with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF), and generally prohibits the transfer or possession of machine guns manufactured after May 19, 1986.2

 See our Machine Guns policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue. 

  1. Kan. Stat. Ann. §§ 21-6301(a)(5), (h); 21-6302(a)(5), (e)(3).[]
  2. 18 U.S.C. § 922(o); 26 U.S.C. § 5861(d).[]