GUN Laws on selling firearms across state lines?

thegooch

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Jan 5, 2008
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I live in Georgia can I sell a rifle FTF to someone who lives in South Carolina?
 

Emfuser

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Feb 20, 2002
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Irmo, SC
§ 478.29 Out-of-State acquisition of firearms by nonlicensees.

No person, other than a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, licensed dealer, or licensed collector, shall transport into or receive in the State where the person resides (or if a corporation or other business entity, where it maintains a place of business) any firearm purchased or otherwise obtained by such person outside that State: Provided, That the provisions of this section:

(a) Shall not preclude any person who lawfully acquires a firearm by bequest or intestate succession in a State other than his State of residence from transporting the firearm into or receiving it in that State, if it is lawful for such person to purchase or possess such firearm in that State,

(b) Shall not apply to the transportation or receipt of a rifle or shotgun obtained from a licensed manufacturer, licensed importer, licensed dealer, or licensed collector in a State other than the transferee's State of residence in an over-the-counter transaction at the licensee's premises obtained in conformity with the provisions of § 478.96(c) and

(c) Shall not apply to the transportation or receipt of a firearm obtained in conformity with the provisions of §§ 478.30 and 478.97.


So, you can FTF a rifle or shotgun, but not a handgun.

Edit: I am a fucking ninja.
 

Keesh

Active Member
Oct 26, 2003
15,035
Im assuming you're selling those Mosins. You can ship to someone with a C&R
 

JaimeZX

Formerly of :Sep 2001: fame - Also: Sprout Crew
Nov 7, 2005
10,773
Back in VA
Military FTW. I can buy guns in AZ because I am a resident and TX because I am stationed there. :bigthumb:
 

spankaveli

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Jul 23, 2002
16,280
LA. State, not City.
youd have to ship to him or drive to an ffl in his state to do the transfer. i almost went through this trying to sell my ak pistol to a guy in AL but ended up selling it locally
 

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