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Old 12-20-2010, 12:05 AM   #1
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Default Interstate transfer of inherited guns

I know this has come up more than one on here and I believe I have found the answer. No FFL needed if you were left guns in a will. http://www.atf.gov/publications/download/p/atf-p-5300-4.pdf 922(a)(3) on pg. 7

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§ 922 Unlawful acts.
(a) It shall be unlawful—

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(3) for any person other than a licensed
importer, licensed manufacturer,
licensed dealer, or licensed
collector to transport into or receive in
the State where he resides (or if the
person is a corporation or other business
entity, the State where it maintains
a place of business) any firearm purchased
or otherwise obtained by such
person outside that State, except that
this paragraph (A) shall not preclude
any person who lawfully acquires a
firearm by bequest or intestate succession
in a State other than his State of
residence from transporting the firearm
into or receiving it in that State, if it is
lawful for such person to purchase or
possess such firearm in that State
, (B)
shall not apply to the transportation or
receipt of a firearm obtained in conformity
with subsection (b)(3) of this section,
and (C) shall not apply to the
transportation of any firearm acquired in
any State prior to the effective date of
this chapter;
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Default Re: Interstate transfer of inherited guns

I'm in NY. When I inherited a S&W revolver from my Grandfather in Arkansas I had to produce a certified copy of his death certificate in order to have it added to my NY State Pistol Permit. I know different states have different laws regarding such, other than 922.

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I used the "intestate succession" part of that to bring the guns my dad told me I could have when he passed, back to my state. No will needed, and no registration in Utah, so no issues at all.

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