New paperwork during pistol transfer today

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

  1. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD
    Vancouver
    Bang Bang

    Messages:
    735
    Likes Received:
    302
    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

    Messages:
    2,103
    Likes Received:
    4,211
    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.
     
    Doc In UPlace likes this.
  3. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace
    Tacoma-ish
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,691
    Likes Received:
    2,152
    Amazing but true, @s-13 is absolutely right.
     
  4. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD
    Vancouver
    Bang Bang

    Messages:
    735
    Likes Received:
    302
    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

    Messages:
    2,103
    Likes Received:
    4,211
    Every handgun I've ever bought at a FFL prior and post 594, I've had the extra DOL page.
     
  6. edslhead

    edslhead
    Vanc
    Platinum Supporter Platinum Supporter Silver Supporter

    Messages:
    2,690
    Likes Received:
    6,272
    Ive never seen one.
     
  7. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD
    Vancouver
    Bang Bang

    Messages:
    735
    Likes Received:
    302
    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

    Messages:
    2,103
    Likes Received:
    4,211
    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

    Messages:
    735
    Likes Received:
    302
    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
     
    Sgt Nambu likes this.
  10. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace
    Tacoma-ish
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,691
    Likes Received:
    2,152
    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.
     
    Sgt Nambu and JohnnyD like this.
  11. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD
    Vancouver
    Bang Bang

    Messages:
    735
    Likes Received:
    302
    Didn't even cross my mind good idea
     
  12. Wayne

    Wayne
    Near Tacoma
    Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    207
    Likes Received:
    286
    It is for handguns only.
     
  13. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD
    Vancouver
    Bang Bang

    Messages:
    735
    Likes Received:
    302
    I was buying a snub nose not really sure but I assume so
     
  14. IronMonster

    IronMonster
    Free Idaho!
    Opinionated Member Bronze Vendor Lifetime Supporter

    Messages:
    5,210
    Likes Received:
    10,232
    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"
     
    Sgt Nambu likes this.
  15. IronMonster

    IronMonster
    Free Idaho!
    Opinionated Member Bronze Vendor Lifetime Supporter

    Messages:
    5,210
    Likes Received:
    10,232
  16. MilitantBEEMER

    MilitantBEEMER
    Eugene
    Refugee from the People's Republic of Illinois Gold Supporter

    Messages:
    1,369
    Likes Received:
    1,767
  17. JohnnyD

    JohnnyD
    Vancouver
    Bang Bang

    Messages:
    735
    Likes Received:
    302
    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
    Free Idaho!
    Opinionated Member Bronze Vendor Lifetime Supporter

    Messages:
    5,210
    Likes Received:
    10,232
    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.
     

Share This Page