2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
§21-1283. Convicted felons and delinquents.

21 OK Stat § 21-1283 (2014) What's This?

CONVICTED FELONS AND DELINQUENTS

A. Except as provided in subsection B of this section, it shall be unlawful for any person convicted of any felony in any court of this state or of another state or of the United States to have in his or her possession or under his or her immediate control, or in any vehicle which the person is operating, or in which the person is riding as a passenger, or at the residence where the convicted person resides, any pistol, imitation or homemade pistol, altered air or toy pistol, machine gun, sawed-off shotgun or rifle, or any other dangerous or deadly firearm.

B. Any person who has previously been convicted of a nonviolent felony in any court of this state or of another state or of the United States, and who has received a full and complete pardon from the proper authority and has not been convicted of any other felony offense which has not been pardoned, shall have restored the right to possess any firearm or other weapon prohibited by subsection A of this section, the right to apply for and carry a handgun, concealed or unconcealed, pursuant to the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act and the right to perform the duties of a peace officer, gunsmith, or for firearms repair.

C. It shall be unlawful for any person serving a term of probation for any felony in any court of this state or of another state or of the United States or under the jurisdiction of any alternative court program to have in his or her possession or under his or her immediate control, or at his or her residence, or in any passenger vehicle which the person is operating or is riding as a passenger, any pistol, shotgun or rifle, including any imitation or homemade pistol, altered air or toy pistol, shotgun or rifle, while such person is subject to supervision, probation, parole or inmate status.

D. It shall be unlawful for any person previously adjudicated as a delinquent child or a youthful offender for the commission of an offense, which would have constituted a felony offense if committed by an adult, to have in the possession of the person or under the immediate control of the person, or have in any vehicle which he or she is driving or in which the person is riding as a passenger, or at the residence of the person, any pistol, imitation or homemade pistol, altered air or toy pistol, machine gun, sawed-off shotgun or rifle, or any other dangerous or deadly firearm within ten (10) years after such adjudication; provided, that nothing in this subsection shall be construed to prohibit the placement of the person in a home with a full-time duly appointed peace officer who is certified by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) pursuant to the provisions of Section 3311 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

E. Any person having been issued a handgun license pursuant to the provisions of the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act and who thereafter knowingly or intentionally allows a convicted felon or adjudicated delinquent or a youthful offender as prohibited by the provisions of subsection A, C, or D of this section to possess or have control of any pistol authorized by the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a felony punishable by a fine not to exceed Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00). In addition, the person shall have the handgun license revoked by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation after a hearing and determination that the person has violated the provisions of this section.

F. Any convicted or adjudicated person violating the provisions of this section shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a felony punishable as provided in Section 1284 of this title.

G. For purposes of this section, "sawed-off shotgun or rifle" shall mean any shotgun or rifle which has been shortened to any length.

H. For purposes of this section, "altered toy pistol" shall mean any toy weapon which has been altered from its original manufactured state to resemble a real weapon.

I. For purposes of this section, "altered air pistol" shall mean any air pistol manufactured to propel projectiles by air pressure which has been altered from its original manufactured state.

J. For purposes of this section, "alternative court program" shall mean any drug court, Anna McBride or mental health court, DUI court or veterans court.

Added by Laws 1959, p. 112, § 1. Amended by Laws 1961, p. 231, § 1, emerg. eff. April 10, 1961; Laws 1981, c. 155, § 1; Laws 1983, c. 160, § 1, emerg. eff. June 2, 1983; Laws 1989, c. 185, § 1, emerg. eff. May 8, 1989; Laws 1992, c. 151, § 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1992; Laws 1994, c. 169, § 1; Laws 1994, c. 290, § 53, eff. July 1, 1994; Laws 1995, c. 272, § 36, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Laws 1997, c. 358, § 1, emerg. eff. June 9, 1997; Laws 2002, c. 136, § 1, emerg. eff. April 24, 2002; Laws 2005, c. 190, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2005; Laws 2007, c. 62, § 2, emerg. eff. April 30, 2007; Laws 2007, c. 162, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2007; Laws 2009, c. 13, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2009; Laws 2012, c. 259, § 9, eff. Nov. 1, 2012; Laws 2014, c. 179, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2014.

NOTE: Laws 1997, c. 133, § 327 repealed by Laws 1999, 1st Ex.Sess., c. 5, § 452, eff. July 1, 1999.

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