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Old November 8, 2012, 10:25 PM   #5
Mr. James
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Not so fast. You most certainly will have problems with this if you transfer a handgun directly to another Free Stater (haw!)

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Maryland does not regulate the sale of rifles or shotguns and no permit is required to purchase a rifle or shotgun. Maryland does regulate the sale, transfer, rent and possession of regulated firearms, which consist of handguns and assault weapons. A person who is not a regulated firearms dealer may not sell, rent, transfer, or purchase any regulated firearm without going through a regulated firearms dealer. Alternatively, the prospective seller/transferor and prospective buyer/transferee may complete the transaction through a designated law enforcement agency.
If the NRA-ILA's summary, above, is accurate, neither of you may transfer a handgun to each other, absent the services of an FFL, who will do the 4473, background check, etc., on both pistols, and charge you for his time on both transfers.

http://www.nraila.org/gun-laws/state-laws/maryland.aspx
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