(1)  A dealer is guilty of a class A misdemeanor who willfully and intentionally:

Terms Used In Utah Code 76-10-527

  • Dealer: means a person who is:
(a) licensed under 18 U. See Utah Code 76-10-501
  • 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.
  • Person: means :Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 48-2e-1156
  • (a)  requests, obtains, or seeks to obtain criminal history background information under false pretenses;

    (b)  disseminates criminal history background information; or

    (c)  violates Section 76-10-526.

    (2)  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.

    (3)  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.

    (4)  A person is guilty of a felony of the third degree if the person purchases a firearm with the intent to:

    (a)  resell or otherwise provide a firearm to a person who is ineligible to purchase or receive a firearm from a dealer; or

    (b)  transport a firearm out of this state to be resold to an ineligible person.

    Amended by Chapter 20, 2009 General Session