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State of Louisiana. 2012 ‘La. Rev. Stat. § 28:183, etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Private Sales in Louisiana. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 3 January
Private Sales in Louisiana
Louisiana has no law requiring a background check on the purchaser of a firearm when the seller is not a licensed dealer.
Louisiana law does, however, prohibit knowingly making a firearm available to a patient of a mental institution. It is also unlawful to give, sell, donate, lend, deliver or otherwise transfer a firearm to a person knowing him or her to be a convicted felon.
The only other Louisiana laws governing such sales are those addressing the minimum age of the purchaser…