State & Federal Firearm Prohibitors

Colorado State Firearm Prohibitors

  • C.R.S. 18-12-108(3) and (4)(c) - Has Been Adjudicated Delinquent for a crime, which if committed as an adult, would be a felony;
  • C.R.S. 18-3-204-Third Degree Assault- victim was LEO, Emergency Responder, Mental Health Provider in the performance of their duties. Pursuant to sentencing guidelines, an individual could receive a misdemeanor sentence of 24-48 months, thereby disqualifying a person per 18 U.S.C. §922 (g) (1);
  • C.R.S. 18-12-112 (9)(a) Private firearms transfers - background check required - A person who violates a provision of this section commits a class 1 misdemeanor and shall also be prohibited from possessing a firearm for two years per state law.

 

Federal Firearm Prohibitors:

The Gun Control Act (GCA), codified at 18 U.S.C. § 922(g), makes it unlawful for certain categories of persons to ship, transport, receive, or possess firearms or ammunition, to include any person that:

  • 18, U.S.C. §922 (g) (1) - Has been convicted in any court of a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year (excludes state misdemeanors where the person may have received a sentence for up to two years):
  • 18, U.S.C. §922 (g) (2) - Is a fugitive from justice:
  • 18, U.S.C. §922 (g) (3) - Is an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance (as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act, codified at 21 U.S.C. § 802);
  • 18, U.S.C. §922 (g) (4) - Has been adjudicated as a mental defective or committed to any mental institution;
  • 18, U.S.C. §922 (g) (5) - Is an alien who is illegally or unlawfully in the United States;
  • 18, U.S.C. §922 (g) (6) - Has been discharged from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions;
  • 18, U.S.C. §922 (g) (7) - Having been a citizen of the United States, has renounced U.S. citizenship;
  • 18, U.S.C. §922 (g) (8) - Is subject to a court order that restrains the person from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner or child of such intimate partner;
  • 18, U.S.C. §922 (g) (9) - Has been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence (MCDV);
  • 18, U.S.C. §922 (n) - Is under indictment for a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year.