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Department of State Police
Department of State Police
Checks on Firearm Transfers to Dealers [19 VAC 30 ‑ 230]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
19 VAC 30-230. Adoption of regulations relating to checks on firearm transfers to dealers, maintenance of, confidentiality of and access to records of dealer checks (FINAL)
General Information
Action Summary Section 18.2-308.2:4 of the Code of Virginia allows any dealer who is receiving by sale, transfer, or trade a firearm from a person who is not a dealer to obtain a verification check from the Department of State Police to determine if the firearm has been reported to a law-enforcement agency as lost or stolen. That section further directs the Virginia State Police to promulgate these regulations to ensure the identity, confidentiality, and security of all records and data provided pursuant to that section.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4002(B)(6)
RIS Project Yes  [004207]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7092 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2015.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Tricia Powers  / Law Enforcement Manager III
Address: P. O. Box 27472
Richmond, VA 23261-7472
Email Address:
Phone: (804)674-2217    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.