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Legal Information: Minnesota
Updated: December 7, 2015
What is the penalty for violating state or federal firearm law?
Anyone who owns, has or buys a gun in violation of the federal firearm law can be punished by a fine, jail time for up to 10 years, or both.1
Under MN law, any violation of an order for protection that involves a dangerous weapon is a felony and can be punished by jail time of up to 5 years, a fine of up to $10,000, or both.2
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