Miss. Code § 97-37-105

Current through the 2022 Regular Session
Section 97-37-105 - Crime of soliciting, persuading, encouraging or enticing illegal sale of firearms or ammunition; crime of providing false information to licensed dealer or private seller of firearms or ammunition
(1) Any person who knowingly solicits, persuades, encourages or entices a licensed dealer or private seller of firearms or ammunition to transfer a firearm or ammunition under circumstances which the person knows would violate the laws of this state or the United States is guilty of a felony.
(2) Any person who provides to a licensed dealer or private seller of firearms or ammunition what the person knows to be materially false information with intent to deceive the dealer or seller about the legality of a transfer of a firearm or ammunition is guilty of a felony.
(3) Any person found guilty of violating the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine not exceeding Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) or imprisoned in the custody of the Department of Corrections for not more than three (3) years, or both.
(4) This section does not apply to a law enforcement officer acting in the officer's official capacity or to a person acting at the direction of a law enforcement officer.

Miss. Code § 97-37-105

Laws, 2012, ch. 494, § 3, eff. 7/1/2012.