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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Maintaining Records of Gun Sales in Maine.’ Gun Sales. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 25 February

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Retention of Sales and Background Check Records in Maine

Under Maine law, a dealer may not "[s]ell, let or loan a firearm to a person without making a copy of the form a dealer must keep as prescribed by" federal law. The copy must be made and marked as "STATE COPY" before the firearm is delivered to the transferee, and must be made available for inspection by any sheriff, deputy sheriff, police officer, constable, game warden or prosecuting attorney…

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