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State of Alaska. 2012 ‘Dealer Regulations in Alaska.’ Firearms Law Database. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 3 January

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Dealer Regulations in Alaska

Federal law requires firearms dealers to obtain a license from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF), although resource limitations prevent the ATF from properly overseeing all its licensees.

Alaska has no law requiring firearms dealers to obtain a state license or permit. However, firearms dealers are subject to state laws governing gun sales generally…

Alaska has no law requiring dealers to conduct a background check on prospective firearm purchasers, although the federal background check requirement applies…

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