Title 23 – Law Enforcement and Public Safety
Purchase of Rifles and Shotguns

SECTION 23-31-10. Purchase of rifle or shotgun in another state.

A resident of this State including a corporation or other business entity maintaining a place of business in this State, who may lawfully purchase and receive delivery of a rifle or shotgun in this State, may purchase a rifle or shotgun in another state and transport or receive it in this State; provided, that the sale meets the lawful requirements of each state, meets all lawful requirements of any federal statute, and is made by a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, licensed dealer, or licensed collector.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 66-581; 1971 (57) 799; 2012 Act No. 285, Section 1, eff June 29, 2012.

Effect of Amendment

The 2012 amendment substituted “another” for “a contiguous” and made other, nonsubstantive, changes.

SECTION 23-31-20. Purchase of rifle or shotgun in this State by resident of any state.

A resident of any state may purchase rifles and shotguns in this State if the resident conforms to applicable provisions of statutes and regulations of this State, the United States, and of the state in which the person resides.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 66-582; 1971 (57) 799; 1996 Act No. 418, Section 1.