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  Table of Contents
  1-2-6
  10-1-100
  10-1-101
  12-3-9
  12-3-10
  12-3-10.1
  12-3-11
  15-9-60
  15-11-63
  16-1-3
  16-1-10
  16-3-1
  16-3-21
  16-3-23
  16-3-23.1
  16-3-24
  16-3-24.1
  16-3-24.2
  16-7-21
  16-9-70
  16-11-34.1
  16-11-101
  16-11-101.1
  16-11-102
  16-11-103
  16-11-104
  16-11-105
  16-11-106
  16-11-108
  16-11-109
  16-11-113
  16-11-120
  16-11-121
  16-11-122
  16-11-123
  16-11-124
  16-11-125
  16-11-125.1
  16-11-126
  16-11-127
  16-11-127.1
  16-11-127.2
  16-11-128
  16-11-129
  16-11-130
  16-11-131
  16-11-132
  16-11-133
  16-11-134
  16-11-135
  16-11-136
  16-11-150
  16-11-151
  16-11-152
  16-11-160
  16-11-161
  16-11-162
  16-11-171
  16-11-172
  16-11-173
  16-12-122
  16-12-123
  16-12-127
  16-12-128
  16-13-21
  16-13-25
  16-13-26
  16-13-27
  16-13-27.1
  16-13-28
  16-13-29
  17-5-50
  17-5-51
  17-5-52
  17-5-52.1
  17-5-53
  17-10-3
  21-2-413
  27-1-36
  27-1-38
  27-3-1.1
  27-3-6
  27-3-7
  27-4-11.1
  33-24-30.1
  38-2-194
  38-2-277
  38-2-301
  38-3-51
  41-1-9
  42-4-13
  42-5-15
  43-38-10
  50-18-70
  50-18-71
  50-18-72
  50-18-73
  50-18-74
  51-11-9

Weapons Related Georgia Code

Found In LexisNexis by searching for "16-11-101.1" or in the TOC under:
Title 16 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
Chapter 11 - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY
Article 4 - DANGEROUS INSTRUMENTALITIES AND PRACTICES
Part 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

The code sections are all Copyright 2012 by The State of Georgia


O.C.G.A. 16-11-101.1
Furnishing pistol or revolver to person under the age of 18 years

(a) For the purposes of this Code section, the term:

   (1) "Minor" means any person under the age of 18 years.

   (2) "Pistol or revolver" means a handgun as defined in subsection (a) of Code Section 16-11-125.1.

(b) It shall be unlawful for a person intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly to sell or furnish a pistol or revolver to a minor, except that it shall be lawful for a parent or legal guardian to permit possession of a pistol or revolver by a minor for the purposes specified in subsection (c) of Code Section 16-11-132 unless otherwise expressly limited by subsection (c) of this Code section.

(c)(1) It shall be unlawful for a parent or legal guardian to permit possession of a pistol or revolver by a minor if the parent or legal guardian knows of a minor's conduct which violates the provisions of Code Section 16-11-132 and fails to make reasonable efforts to prevent any such violation of Code Section 16-11-132.

   (2) Notwithstanding any provisions of subsection (c) of Code Section 16-11-132 or any other law to the contrary, it shall be unlawful for any parent or legal guardian intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly to furnish to or permit a minor to possess a pistol or revolver if such parent or legal guardian is aware of a substantial risk that such minor will use a pistol or revolver to commit a felony offense or if such parent or legal guardian who is aware of such substantial risk fails to make reasonable efforts to prevent commission of the offense by the minor.

   (3) In addition to any other act which violates this subsection, a parent or legal guardian shall be deemed to have violated this subsection if such parent or legal guardian furnishes to or permits possession of a pistol or revolver by any minor who has been convicted of a forcible felony or forcible misdemeanor, as defined in Code Section 16-1-3, or who has been adjudicated delinquent under the provisions of Article 1 of Chapter 11 of Title 15 for an offense which would constitute a forcible felony or forcible misdemeanor, as defined in Code Section 16-1-3, if such minor were an adult.

(d) Upon conviction of a violation of subsection (b) or (c) of this Code section, a person shall be guilty of a felony and punished by a fine not to exceed $5,000.00 or by imprisonment for not less than three nor more than five years, or both.


HISTORY: Code 1981, § 16-11-101.1, enacted by Ga. L. 1994, p. 1012, § 13; Ga. L. 2000, p. 1630, § 1; Ga. L. 2010, p. 963, § 2-6/SB 308.

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