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New paperwork during pistol transfer today

Discussion in 'Firearm Laws & Legal' started by JohnnyD, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD Vancouver Bang Bang

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    Just got back from my local ffl where I picked up a nice little s&w 637 air weight and was doing my paperwork like normal when at the end she pulled out another sheet i haven't seen before. It was labeled department of licensing at the top and had all my info on there she asked me to look over it and sign it. Told her hadn't seen this before and she said it was just due to doing all the back ground Checks online now but I really didn't like seeing dol on there. Anybody else come across this yet?
     
  2. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    DOL has maintained a de facto pistol registry for quite a few years now in WA. There has been the extra page you sign for as long as they've been doing it.

    Prior to 594, it was basically toothless because it could have changed hands 10 times if they ever came asking about a particular handgun in their database, but now they can track them from owner to owner.

    LEO also has access to this info.
     
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  3. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Amazing but true, @s-13 is absolutely right.
     
  4. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD Vancouver Bang Bang

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    That may be true but I've done dozens of transfers since i594 has taken place and this is the first time I've seen this particular paper
     
  5. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    Every handgun I've ever bought at a FFL prior and post 594, I've had the extra DOL page.
     
  6. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Ive never seen one.
     
  7. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD Vancouver Bang Bang

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    Weird. Maybe it depends on the ffl. I do all mine at tropic pawn in orchards she said they just started it a month or two ago. I was in last week to sell not buy and didn't notice it then.
     
  8. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    If you are talking about the Application to transfer pistol form, they have been mandatory when an FFL sells a handgun in WA for a long time.

    I did find this though. Apparently there is an update to the way they submit it though. But there has been the second form for pistols, other than the 4473 on DOL letterhead for years.

    Request Rejected (http://www.dol.wa.gov/business/firearms/firnews.html)
     
  9. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD Vancouver Bang Bang

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    No it's not the application that was the same as always that I had to fill out this was just one page and was printed out with all my info already on it and they just had me look over it and sign it. Should have asked her for a copy to post
     
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  10. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Crappy as they sometimes are, cell phone cameras can be handy for quick document copying.

    It's been a couple of years since I bought a pistol, next time (if there is one) I'll pay attention to the docs.
     
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  11. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD Vancouver Bang Bang

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    Didn't even cross my mind good idea
     
  12. Wayne

    Wayne Near Tacoma Active Member

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    It is for handguns only.
     
  13. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD Vancouver Bang Bang

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    I was buying a snub nose not really sure but I assume so
     
  14. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    I have filled out the extra handgun form every time and I once had yet another Federal form for "more than three at one time"
     
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    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    MilitantBEEMER Eugene Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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  17. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD Vancouver Bang Bang

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    Never seen that page either then again don't think I've bought that many in a short amount of time since 594 passed
     
  18. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    I was surprised when I had to fill it out. Bought several handguns on sale and had them all shipped to my FFL. Had no idea that was something the FED's tracked.