73rd Congress, Sess. 2, ch. 757, 48 Stat. 1236, enacted June 26, 1934.
TITLE 26, UNITED STATES CODE, CHAPTER 53 Imposes a tax on the manufacture and transfer of all Title II weapons and mandates the registration of those weapons.
NFA of 1934 (NFA) is Title II of the U.S. federal firearms laws
Enforced by the ATF
Restricts importation of machineguns, silencers and other Title II weapons
Where we get definitions of "Title II weapons":
Machine Guns (Full Auto)
- Short barreled rifles (SBRs)
- Short barreled shotguns (SBSs)
- Destructive Devices (DDs)
- Any Other Weapons (AOWs)
Violations of the Act are punishable by up to 10 years in federal prison and forfeiture of all devices or firearms in violation, and the individual's right to own or possess firearms in the future. The Act provides for a penalty of $10,000 for certain violations