Tennessee Passes Reform of Defense to Prosecution for NFA Owners
TUCSON, ARIZ. – In a major advance for NFA gun owners, the Tennessee Legislature resoundingly passed Senate Bill 181 and House Bill 136 (companion bills), which reform Tennessee’s so-called “Defense to Prosecution Law” (DTP). DTP laws say that NFA items are technically illegal, but that the owner has a defense to prosecution if the item is registered with the BATFE pursuant to the National Firearms Act. The practical effect is that a person arrested for possession of an NFA item in a DTP state can offer the registration as a valid defense in court.
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