(b) Except as provided in subsection (c), an alien who:
(1) is illegally or unlawfully present in the United States; and
(2) knowingly or intentionally possesses a firearm;
commits unlawful possession of a firearm by an alien, a Level 6 felony.
(c) This section does not apply to an alien described in 18 U.S.C. 922(y)(2) .
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