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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 19. Public Safety
Agency 30. Department of State Police
Chapter 101. Regulations Governing Purchases of Handguns within a 30-Day Period
4/17/2024

19VAC30-101-20. Notification of sale or transfer.

A. Any dealer in firearms who completes a sale or transfer of a handgun without having been advised by the Department of State Police if the dealer's records indicate the buyer or transferee is prohibited from possessing or transporting a firearm by state or federal law, because the dealer was not so advised by the end of the dealer's fifth business day, or was told by the State Police that a response would not be available by the end of the dealer's fifth business day, shall notify the Department of State Police of the sale or transfer by telephone as soon as possible, but in no event later than the end of the dealer's next business day.

B. Any dealer in firearms who requests and receives criminal history record information in connection with an intended sale or transfer of a handgun that indicates the prospective purchaser or transferee is not prohibited from possessing or transporting a firearm by state or federal law shall notify the Department of State Police as soon as possible, but in no event later than the end of the dealer's next business day, whenever the dealer determines that the sale or transfer will not be completed.

Statutory Authority

§ 18.2-308.2:2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 36, Issue 24, eff. August 20, 202; amended, Virginia Register Volume 40, Issue 10, eff. January 31, 2024.

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