This information is provided by the BATF. For answers to specific questions, contact the BATF directly. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO DEALERS AND OTHER PARTICIPANTS AT THIS GUN SHOW ALL DEALERS MUST DISPLAY LICENSES
This NOTICE applies to activities permitted at bone fide gun shows, as defined in Title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Section 178.100. A flea market is not a bona fide gun show and does not meet the requirements of Title 18, United States Code, Chapter 44, regarding gun shows! A licensee may not lawfully sell firearms at flea markets. Licensees may only sell firearms at gun shows within the State in which their licensed premises is located.
DEALERS LICENSED IN THIS STATE
MUST comply with all record keeping requirements of ATF regulations concerning acquisitions and dispositions of firearms, including the recording of the place of sale. MAY dispose of handguns to residents of this State only, provided that the purchaser is at least 21 years of age and all provisions of the Brady law are met. MAY dispose of long guns to residents of any State, provided that the purchaser is at least 18 years of age and the laws of both States are complied with. MAY dispose of firearms to any Federal firearms licensee (FFL). MAY acquire firearms from any FFL licensed in the State, or from any non-licensed individual.
DEALERS NOT LICENSED IN THIS STATE
MUST comply with all ATF requirements concerning acquisitions of firearms. MAY acquire firearms from any FFL licensed in this State and from any non-licensed individual. CANNOT make sales of firearms to anyone, even to or through an FFL licensed in this State. CAN display and take orders.
NON-LICENSED RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE
MAY acquire long guns from FFLs licensed in this State. MAY also acquire handguns from FFLs licensed in this State, provided that all provisions of the Brady law are met. MAY dispose of firearms to any FFL. MAY acquire from and dispose of personal firearms to non-licensed residents of the State. CANNOT acquire from or dispose of firearms to non-licensed residents of any other State.
NON-LICENSED RESIDENTS FROM ANOTHER STATE
MAY dispose of firearms to any FFL MAY acquire long guns only from FFLs licensed in the State, provided the laws of both States are complied with. CANNOT acquire handguns. CANNOT dispose of firearms to non-licensed individuals.
ATF I 5300.23A (6-94) PREVIOUS VERSION IS OBSOLETE