2019 Mississippi Code
Title 45 - Public Safety and Good Order
Chapter 9 - Weapons
License to Carry Concealed Pistol or Revolver
§ 45-9-103. Federal firearm reporting

Universal Citation: MS Code § 45-9-103 (2019)
  • (1) In this section, “federal prohibited-person information” means information that identifies an individual as:

    • (a) A person who has been judicially determined by a court as a person with mental illness or person with an intellectual disability under Title 41, Chapter 21, Mississippi Code of 1972, whether ordered for inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment, day treatment, night treatment or home health services treatment;

    • (b) A person acquitted in a criminal case by reason of insanity or on a ground of intellectual disability, without regard to whether the person is ordered by a court to receive inpatient treatment or residential care under Section 99-13-7;

    • (c) An adult individual for whom a court has appointed a guardian or conservator under Article 2, 3 or 4 of Title 93, Chapter 20, Mississippi Code of 1972, based on the determination that the person is incapable of managing his own person or estate; or

    • (d) A person determined to be incompetent to stand trial by a court pursuant to Rule 9.06 of the Mississippi Rules of Circuit and County Court Practice.

  • (2) The Department of Public Safety by rule shall establish a procedure to provide federal prohibited-person information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for use with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Except as otherwise provided by state law, the department may disseminate federal prohibited-person information under this subsection only to the extent necessary to allow the Federal Bureau of Investigation to collect and maintain a list of persons who are prohibited under federal law from engaging in certain activities with respect to a firearm.

  • (3) The department shall grant access to a person’s own federal prohibited-person information to the person who is the subject of the information.

  • (4) Federal prohibited-person information maintained by the department is confidential information for the use of the department and, except as otherwise provided by this section and other state law, is not a public record and may not be disseminated by the department.

  • (5) The department by rule shall establish a procedure to correct department records and transmit those corrected records to the Federal Bureau of Investigation when a person provides:

    • (a) A copy of a judicial order or finding under Section 93-20-318 or 93-20-430 that a person has been restored to reason;

    • (b) Proof that the person has obtained notice of relief from disabilities under 18 USC, Section 925; or

    • (c) A copy of a judicial order of relief from a firearms disability under Section 97-37-5(4).

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