It is illegal to own short barreled shotguns, short barreled riffles, silencers or any automatic firearms without getting permission to own them from The Department of Public Safety. All of these weapons must be registered with The Department of Public Safety.
NFA weapons refer to a federal list of firearms that the government requires owners register. Not all states follow this law, and others have partial restrictions, full banns, or the need to register firearms in the NFA data base. Examples of firearms or other weaponry considered a NFA regulated weapon includes, but is not limited to: Machine guns, firearm suppressors, short barreled riffles and shot guns, and anti-tank guns (.50 caliber and up).