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Gun Control


Federal Firearms Laws

Last Updated August 4, 2008
Federal laws regulating firearms traffic into, from and within the United States are the Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA), 18 U.S.C. Chapter 44, the National Firearms Act (NFA), 26 U.S.C. Chapter 53, and the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), 22 U.S.C. 2778. Authority to administer and enforce these laws rests with the Secretary of the Treasury. The Secretary has delegated responsibility to enforce the GCA, the NFA, and the importation provisions of the AECA to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF). The authority to enforce the exportation provisions of the AECA is delegated to the United States Customs Service (USCS).
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Gun Control - Selected State Laws

CaliforniaCalifornia Penal Code > Part 4 > Title 2 - Control Of Deadly Weapons
California Penal Code > Part 6 - Control Of Deadly Weapons
KansasKansas Statutes > Chapter 60 > Article 45 - Authority To Bring Certain Civil Actions Against Firearms Or Ammunition Manufacturers
New HampshireNew Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 159 - Pistols And Revolvers
New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 159-A - Purchase Of Shotguns And Rifles
New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 159-D - Criminal Background Checks
North DakotaNorth Dakota Code > Title 62.1 - Weapons
Rhode IslandRhode Island General Laws > Chapter 11-47. Weapons
TexasTexas Civil Practice and Remedies Code > Title 6 > Chapter 128 - Limitation On Suits Against Sport Shooting Range
VirginiaVirginia Code Title 54.1 > Chapter 42 - Dealers in Firearms
Virginia Code Title 59.1 > Chapter 11.1 - Firearms

 

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