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State of Oklahoma. 2012 ‘Okla. Stat. Ann. tit. 21, § 1289.12, etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Prohibited Purchasers Generally in Oklahoma. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 3 January
Prohibited Purchasers Generally in Oklahoma
Federal law prohibits certain persons from purchasing or possessing firearms, such as felons, certain domestic abusers, and certain people with a history of mental illness. Similarly, Oklahoma has adopted other classes of prohibited persons, and incorporated some of the federal prohibitions as state offenses.
Oklahoma prohibits knowingly transferring a firearm to:
- A convicted felon;
- An adjudicated delinquent;
- A person under the influence of alcohol or drugs; or
- Any person who is "mentally deficient," of "unsound mind," under adjudication of mental incompetency or otherwise mentally or emotionally unbalanced or disturbed.
A convicted felon may not have a handgun "imitation or homemade pistol, altered air or toy pistol, machine gun, sawed-off shotgun or rifle, or any other dangerous or deadly firearm."
Furthermore, a person being supervised by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, including a person on probation or parole, may not have a handgun, "shotgun or rifle, including any imitation or homemade pistol, altered air or toy pistol [or] shotgun or rifle."
Finally, any person previously adjudicated as a delinquent child or youthful offender for the commission of an offense which would have constituted a felony if committed by an adult may not have a handgun, "imitation or homemade pistol, altered air or toy pistol, machine gun, sawed-off shotgun or rifle, or any other dangerous or deadly firearm within ten… years after such adjudication."…