Firearms; sale and transfer, criminal history record information check delay. (HB204)

Introduced By

Del. Otto Wachsmann (R-Sussex)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Sale and transfer of firearms; criminal history record information check delay. Decreases from five business days to three business days the time provided for the Department of State Police to complete a background check before a firearm may be transferred. If a dealer who has otherwise fulfilled all requirements is told by the State Police that a response will not be available by the end of the dealer's third business day, the dealer may complete the sale or transfer without being deemed in violation. Read the Bill »


01/10/2022: In Committee


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102442D

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