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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Universal Background Checks in Utah.’ Background Checks. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 16 October
Private Sales in Utah
Private firearms transfers (i.e., transfers by individuals not licensed as dealers) are not subject to a background check requirement in Utah.
In 2012, Utah enacted a law prohibiting transfer of a firearm to a person that the seller knows is prohibited under Utah law from possessing firearms.
Utah prohibits the sale of any firearm to a person under age 18 unless he or she is accompanied by a parent or guardian…
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