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State of Iowa. 2012 ‘Iowa Code § 724.15(1), etc..’ Firearms Law Database - Gun Shows in Iowa. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2 January
Gun Shows in Iowa
Iowa law does not specifically regulate gun shows. Anyone seeking to purchase a handgun at a gun show or any other location, however, must possess an annual permit to acquire these firearms. A background check is required for issuance of a permit.
Iowa prohibits any person from acquiring a handgun without possessing a valid annual permit to acquire a handgun, and from transferring ownership of a handgun to a person who does not possess a valid annual permit…