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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Gun Dealers in Colorado.’ Gun Sales. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 14 June
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Dealer Regulations in Colorado
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.
Colorado does not license or significantly regulate firearms dealers.
Federally licensed dealers are required to post a sign that states Colorado's prohibition on knowingly purchasing or obtaining a firearm on behalf of, or for transfer to, another person the purchaser knows or reasonably should know is ineligible to possess a firearm. The dealer must post the sign in an easily readable manner, in an area that is visible to the public at each location from which the dealer sells firearms…