2010 Maryland Code
Subtitle 1 - Regulated Firearms
Section 5-137 - Out-of-state purchases.

§ 5-137. Out-of-state purchases.

(a)  Requirements for purchase.- A person who seeks to own a regulated firearm and purchases the regulated firearm from an out-of-state federally licensed gun importer, manufacturer, or dealer shall: 

(1) have the federally licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer ship the regulated firearm to a licensee for processing; and 

(2) comply with §§ 5-103, 5-104, 5-117 through 5-129, and 5-136 of this subtitle. 

(b)  Waiver of requirements.- If a person purchases a regulated firearm for use within the scope of the person's official duties, the Secretary may waive the 7-day waiting period under § 5-124 of this subtitle for: 

(1) law enforcement personnel of any unit of the federal government; 

(2) members of the armed forces of the United States or the National Guard; or 

(3) law enforcement personnel of the State or any local agency in the State. 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 445A; 2003, ch. 5, § 2; ch. 21, § 7.]   

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