Please cite....statutes preferably.....remember, MSP doesn't write the laws....
Under Michigan law, I can actually see someone being prosecuted (with the "right" judge) for even owning a BATFE registered MG.....as the law is written, it would seem to state that a LICENSE is required from the feds...not just a tax stamp.
Possession of a machine gun by a person in Michigan is controlled by section 224 of the Michigan Penal Code, MCL 750.224:
(1) A person shall not
manufacture, sell, offer for sale, or possess
any of the following:
(a) A machine gun
or firearm that shoots or is designed to shoot automatically more than 1 shot without manual reloading, by a single function of the trigger.
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(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to any of the following:
(a) A self-defense spray device as defined in section 224d.
(b) A person manufacturing firearms, explosives, or munitions of war by virtue of a contract with a department of the government of the United States.
(c) A person licensed by the secretary of the treasury of the United States or the secretary's delegate
to manufacture, sell, or possess a machine gun, or a device, weapon, cartridge, container, or contrivance described in subsection.....