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Checks on Firearm Transfers to Dealers [19 VAC 30 ‑ 230]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Section 18.2-308.2:4 of the Code of Virginia allows any dealer who is receiving by sale, transfer, or trade a firearm from a person who is not a dealer to obtain a verification check from the Department of State Police to determine if the firearm has been reported to a law-enforcement agency as lost or stolen. That section further directs the Virginia State Police to promulgate these regulations to ensure the identity, confidentiality, and security of all records and data provided pursuant to that section.
State Authority :18.2-308.2 4
Federal Authority N/A
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To ensure the identity, confidentiality, and security of all records and data provided to the Virginia State Police by firearms dealers who request a check to determine whether a firearm they are purchasing is lost or stolen pursuant to section 18.2-308.2:4.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Kirk Marlowe  / Reg. Coordinator
Address: Bureau of Administrative and Support Services
P.O. Box 27472
Richmond, VA 23261-7472
Email Address: Kirk.Marlowe@vsp.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)674-4606    FAX: (804)674-2936    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
19 VAC 30-230. Adoption of regulations relating to checks on firearm transfers to dealers, maintenance of, confidentiality of and access to records of dealer checks (FINAL)
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2015.