Delaware State Firearm Data

State-by-State

Year: 2018
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Delaware

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State Gun Laws
No Gun Related Suicide Data
Available for 2018
No Gun Related Homicide Data
Available for 2018

Provisions for 2018

Provision Name
Provision Description
Current Status
Provision Name
age21handgunsale
Provision Description
Purchase of handguns from licensed dealers and private sellers restricted to age 21 and older
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
ammrestrict
Provision Description
Sale of ammunition is restricted to all the same categories as firearms
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
backgroundpurge
Provision Description
State is not required to purge background check records for at least 60 days
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
cap14
Provision Description
Criminal liability applies to children less than 14 years old
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
cap16
Provision Description
Criminal liability applies to children less than 16 years old
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
cap18
Provision Description
Criminal liability applies to children less than 18 years old
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
capuses
Provision Description
Criminal liability for negligent storage of guns if child uses or carries the gun
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
ccbackground
Provision Description
Concealed carry permit process requires a background check
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
danger
Provision Description
Firearm purchase/possession prohibited if person deemed by court to be danger to oneself or others
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
dealerh
Provision Description
State dealer license required for handgun sales
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
drugmisdemeanor
Provision Description
Drug misdemeanor is prohibitive for firearm purchase/possession
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
dvro
Provision Description
State law automatically prohibits domestic violence-related restraining order (DVRO) subjects from possessing firearms
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
dvrodating
Provision Description
DVROs are automatically prohibiting if the subject is a dating partner of the petitioner
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
elementary
Provision Description
No gun carrying on elementary school property, including concealed weapons permittees
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
felony
Provision Description
Felony conviction is prohibitive for firearm purchase/possession
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
gunshow
Provision Description
Background checks required for all gun show firearm sales at point of purchase
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
gunshowh
Provision Description
Background checks required for purchase of handguns at gun shows at point of purchase
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
invcommitment
Provision Description
Involuntary commitment (inpatient) is prohibitive for firearm purchase/possession
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
invoutpatient
Provision Description
Involuntary commitment (outpatient) is prohibitive for firearm purchase/possession
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
loststolen
Provision Description
Mandatory reporting of lost and stolen guns by firearm owners
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
mayissue
Provision Description
"May issue" state
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
mcdv
Provision Description
State law automatically prohibits misdemeanor crime of domestic violence (MCDV) offenders from possessing firearms
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
mcdvdating
Provision Description
MCDV convictions are prohibiting if the victim is a dating partner of the offender
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
mentalhealth
Provision Description
Required background checks include an explicit requirement for search of state mental health records
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
nosyg
Provision Description
No stand your ground law
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
permitconcealed
Provision Description
Permit required to carry concealed weapons
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
recordsall
Provision Description
Record keeping and retention required for all private sellers and all licensed dealers for all firearms
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
recordsallh
Provision Description
Record keeping and retention required for all sellers and all dealers for handgun sales
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
recordsdealer
Provision Description
Record keeping and retention required for licensed dealers for all firearm sales
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
recordsdealerh
Provision Description
Record keeping and retention required for licensed dealers for handgun sales
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
showing
Provision Description
Applicants are required to make a heightened showing to obtain a concealed carry permit
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
stalking
Provision Description
A stalking conviction is prohibitive for firearm possession
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
threedaylimit
Provision Description
Background checks for gun sales or permits have more than a three-day limit in which they must be completed
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
traffickingprohibited
Provision Description
No person may purchase a firearm with the intent to resell to a person who is prohibited from buying or possessing a firearm
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
traffickingprohibitedh
Provision Description
No person may purchase a handgun with the intent to resell to a person who is prohibited from buying or possessing a firearm
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
universal
Provision Description
Universal background checks required at point of transfer for all firearms
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
universalh
Provision Description
Universal background check required at point of transfer for handguns
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
universalpermit
Provision Description
Background checks conducted through permit requirement for all firearm sales (or universal background checks)
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
universalpermith
Provision Description
Background checks conducted through permit requirement for all handgun sales (or universal background checks)
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
violentpartial
Provision Description
Firearm possession is prohibited for people with a history of a violent misdemeanor punishable by more than one year of imprisonment
Current Status
Current