Florida State Firearm Data

State-by-State

Year: 2018
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Florida

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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
age18longgunpossess
Provision Description
No possession of long guns until age 18
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
age18longgunsale
Provision Description
Purchase of long guns from licensed dealers and private sellers restricted to age 18 and older
Current Status
Current
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
age21longgunsale
Provision Description
Purchase of long guns from licensed dealers and private sellers restricted to age 21 and older
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
age21longgunsaled
Provision Description
Purchase of long guns from licensed dealers 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
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
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
ccrevoke
Provision Description
Authorities are required to revoke concealed carry permits under certain circumstances
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
college
Provision Description
No gun carrying allowed on college campuses
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
collegeconcealed
Provision Description
No gun carrying on college campuses, including concealed weapons permittees
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
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
gvrolawenforcement
Provision Description
The law allows a law enforcement officer to initiate a procedure to confiscate firearms from any person who is deemed by a judge to represent a threat to themselves or others
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
invcommitment
Provision Description
Involuntary commitment (inpatient) is prohibitive for firearm purchase/possession
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
opencarryh
Provision Description
No open carry of handguns is allowed in public places
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
opencarryl
Provision Description
No open carry of long guns is allowed in public places
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
opencarrypermith
Provision Description
No open carry of handguns is allowed in public places unless the person has a concealed carry or handgun carry permit
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
opencarrypermitl
Provision Description
No open carry of long guns is allowed in public places unless the person has a permit
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
permitconcealed
Provision Description
Permit required to carry concealed weapons
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
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
waiting
Provision Description
Waiting period is required on all firearm purchases from dealers
Current Status
Current
Provision Name
waitingh
Provision Description
Waiting period is required on all handgun purchases from dealers
Current Status
Current