Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
Firearm: means a pistol, revolver, shotgun, short barreled shotgun, rifle or short barreled rifle, or a device that could be used as a dangerous weapon from which is expelled a projectile by action of an explosive. See Utah Code 76-10-501
Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
A person who purchases or transfers a firearm is guilty of a felony of the third degree if the person willfully and intentionally makes a false statement of the information required for a criminal background check in Section 76-10-526.
Except as otherwise provided in Subsection (1), a dealer is guilty of a felony of the third degree if the dealer willfully and intentionally sells or transfers a firearm in violation of this part.
A person is guilty of a felony of the third degree if the person purchases a firearm with the intent to:
resell or otherwise provide a firearm to a person who is ineligible to purchase or receive a firearm from a dealer; or
transport a firearm out of this state to be resold to an ineligible person.