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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Gun Dealers in West Virginia.’ Guns Sales. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 18 June
Dealer Regulations in West Virginia
West Virginia does not require firearms dealers to obtain a state license. However, firearms dealers are subject to state laws governing gun sales generally.
Pursuant to the Brady Act, federally licensed firearms dealers must conduct background checks on prospective purchasers each time the dealer transfers a firearm…
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