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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2023 ‘Maintaining Records of Gun Sales in Vermont.’ Gun Sales. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 9 June

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Retention of Sales and Background Check Records in Vermont

Vermont law requires all pawnbrokers and retail firearms dealers to keep a record book in which they record the sale of all handguns and the purchase of all second-hand handguns. The record must include the date of the transaction, the marks of identification on the firearm (including the manufacturer's name, the caliber, model and manufacturer's number of the firearm), and the name, address, birthplace, occupation, age, height, weight and the color of eyes and hair of the purchaser or seller. The purchaser or seller must sign his or her name to the record, and the pawnbroker or firearms dealer must preserve the record book for six years after the date of last entry and make it available for inspection by law enforcement.

Vermont has no law requiring the reporting of sales of firearms to a state or local agency…

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