(1) As used in this section:
(a) “Licensed dealer” means a person who is licensed pursuant to 18 U.S.C. sec.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 527.090

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Firearm: means any weapon which will expel a projectile by the action of an explosive. See Kentucky Statutes 527.010
  • Violate: includes failure to comply with. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010

923 and pursuant to any laws of this Commonwealth and engages in the business of dealing in firearms;
(b) “Materially false information” means information that portrays an illegal transaction as legal or a legal transaction as illegal; and
(c) “Private seller” means a person who sells or offers for sale any firearm. (2) A person is guilty of fraudulent firearm transaction when he or she knowingly:
(a) Solicits, persuades, encourages, or entices a licensed dealer or private seller of firearms to transfer a firearm under circumstances which the person knows would violate the laws of this Commonwealth or the United States;
(b) Provides to a licensed dealer or private seller of firearms what the person knows to be materially false information with intent to deceive the dealer or seller about the legality of a transfer of a firearm; or
(c) Procures another to engage in conduct prohibited by this section. (3) Fraudulent firearm transaction is a Class D felony.
Effective: July 12, 2012
History: Created 2012 Ky. Acts ch. 121, sec. 1, effective July 12, 2012.