04-08-2009, 11:18 AM
Can I? It's a person known to me. He's not disqualified from legally owning a firearms for any reason. He's got other legal weapons. The gun is off the list but has a less than ten round-mag. (it's a 1911). I'll be visiting sometime in CA or he'll visit here in Nev. Can I legally loan it to him for 30 days?
It is legal for you (a NV resident) to loan him (a CA resident) a firearm, for temporary use in a lawful sporting purpose in the state you reside in (NV).
US Code Title 18, Part 1, Chapter 44, Section 922
(a) It shall be unlawful—
(5) for any person (other than a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, licensed dealer, or licensed collector) to transfer, sell, trade, give, transport, or deliver any firearm to any person (other than a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, licensed dealer, or licensed collector) who the transferor knows or has reasonable cause to believe does not reside in (or if the person is a corporation or other business entity, does not maintain a place of business in) the State in which the transferor resides; except that this paragraph shall not apply to
A) the transfer, transportation, or delivery of a firearm made to carry out a bequest of a firearm to, or an acquisition by intestate succession of a firearm by, a person who is permitted to acquire or possess a firearm under the laws of the State of his residence, and
(B) the loan or rental of a firearm to any person for temporary use for lawful sporting purposes
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