ATF Releases Updated Guide to State Laws and Ordinances
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has released the 35th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances — Firearms (ATF P 5300.5). This information will help FFLs and gun owners comply with federal and state firearm laws and, specifically, remain in compliance with the Gun Control Act of 1968. The information is found on the ATF website here: ATF.gov/firearms/state-laws-and-published-ordinances-firearms-35th-edition.
The ATF website has links to the particular laws for all 50 U.S. States as well as the American territories such as the U.S. Virgin Islands. This makes it quick and easy to check for updates in your region. We encourage readers to review the pertinent state or territory link provided on the ATF website that is relevant to your location. Click here for more information.
NOTE: The ATF Guide to State Laws has this caveat: This material is not intended to provide legal advice and should be used only for informational purposes. It is possible that a state may have passed a more recent law(s) or issued interpretations or regulations that have yet to be published and are not included in this publication. If you have any questions regarding state, county or local laws, please contact your state’s Attorney