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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Maintaining Records of Gun Sales in Louisiana.’ Gun Sales. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 14 May

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Retention of Sales and Background Check Records in Louisiana

Louisiana has no laws requiring the retention of sales or background check records by firearm sellers generally, or requiring the reporting of sales of firearms to a state or local agency

Dealers in short barreled shotguns and rifles, shotguns or rifles modified to have an overall length of less than 26 inches, concealable firearms with obliterated serial numbers, machine guns, and firearm mufflers or silencers, however, must keep records of transactions in these firearms as required by the Department of Public Safety and Corrections…

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