Legal Information: Mississippi
Updated: December 15, 2021
What is the penalty for violating state firearm laws?
Under Mississippi state law, if a convicted felon possesses a firearm, it is a felony. If convicted, the defendant can be punished by a prison term of between one and ten years, a fine of up to $5,000, or both.1
1 MS Code § 97-37-5(2)
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