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2021 Colorado Code
Title 18 - Criminal Code
Article 12 - Offenses Relating to Firearms and Weapons
Part 4 - Firearms - Dealers
§ 18-12-405. Locking Device Required - Penalty
Universal Citation: CO Code § 18-12-405 (2021)
- Every licensed gun dealer, as defined in section 18-12-506, shall provide with each firearm sold or otherwise transferred a locking device capable of securing the firearm.
- This subsection (1) does not apply to the transfer of an antique firearm, as defined in 18 U.S.C. sec. 921 a 16, as amended, or a curio or relic, as defined in 27 CFR 478.11, as amended.
- Every licensed gun dealer shall post, in a conspicuous location on its premises and at any other location at which the dealer sells a firearm, either the notice developed as part of the firearms safe storage education campaign described in section 25-1-131 (2) or the following notice, in writing, on a printed card, with each letter at a minimum of one inch in height:
- A licensed gun dealer that violates this section is guilty of an unclassified misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars.
NOTICE Unlawful storage of a firearm may result in imprisonment or fine.
History. Source: L. 2021: Entire section added,(HB 21-1106), ch. 39, p. 148, § 5, effective July 1.
Section 8 of chapter 39 (HB 21-1106), Session Laws of Colorado 2021, provides that the act adding this section applies to offenses committed on or after July 1, 2021.Cross references:
For the short title (“Promoting Child Safety Through Responsible Firearm Storage Act”) and the legislative declaration in HB 21-1106, see sections 1 and 2 of chapter 39, Session Laws of Colorado 2021.
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