2010 Maryland Code
TITLE 5 - FIREARMS
Subtitle 1 - Regulated Firearms
Section 5-129 - Same - Multiple purchases allowed.
§ 5-129. Same - Multiple purchases allowed.
(a) Requirements.- Notwithstanding § 5-128(b) of this subtitle, a person may purchase more than one regulated firearm in a 30-day period if:
(1) the person applies for and the Secretary approves a multiple purchase; and
(2) (i) the purchase of the regulated firearms is for a private collection or a collector series;
(ii) the purchase of the regulated firearms is a bulk purchase from an estate sale;
(iii) 1. the purchase of not more than two regulated firearms is a multiple purchase to take advantage of a licensee's discounted price available only for a multiple purchase; and
2. the purchaser is prohibited from purchasing a regulated firearm during the following 30-day period unless approved under item (i) or (ii) of this item; or
(iv) the purchase is for other purposes similar to items (i) through (iii) of this item.
(1) The application for a multiple purchase shall:
(i) list the regulated firearms to be purchased;
(ii) state the purpose of the purchase of more than one regulated firearm in a 30-day period;
(iii) be witnessed by a licensee or designated law enforcement agency; and
(iv) be signed under the penalty of perjury by the firearm applicant.
(2) The application for a multiple purchase of regulated firearms shall be attached to a completed firearm application and forwarded to the Secretary by a licensee or designated law enforcement agency.
(c) Background investigation.- On receipt of the firearm application and the application for a multiple purchase, the Secretary shall conduct a background investigation as required in § 5-121 of this subtitle.
(d) Penalty.- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 3 years or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both.
[An. Code 1957, art. 27, §§ 442A(b)-(d), 449(c); 2003, ch. 5, § 2.]
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