Silencers, SBRs, and SBSs (GA)

With the proper federal tax stamp, suppressors are legal in Georgia. It is illegal to possess a sawed-off shotgun (Short Barrel Shotgun/SBS), sawed-off rifle (Short Barrel Rifle/SBR), machine gun, dangerous weapon, or silencer (suppressor)[[xlix]] unless it has been properly registered pursuant to the National Firearms Act (26 U.S.C. Sections 5841-5862). [[l]]

The possession or use of a SBS, SBR, machine gun, or gun equipped with a silencer during the commission or attempted commission of many crimes is illegal [[li]] and shall result in an additional ten (10) years added on to an individual’s prison sentence. [[lii]] Second time offenders will receive life in prison. [[liii]]