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CHP and instant check

Discussion in 'Glockers of the Old Dominion' started by johnydoe, Sep 17, 2007.


  1. johnydoe

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    If you have a CHP and buying a gun at a gun shop, do you still have to do the instant background check?
     

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  2. longwatch2k1

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  3. Scott30

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    Well said Long !
     
  4. Wolfgang

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    ..and you can buy more than one a month/30days/31days or whatever it is.

    There is still the one/month rule isn't it?
     
  5. alien-Glocker

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    If you have a CHP you can purchase more than one handgun/month:

    VA code-§ 18.2-308.2:2

    2. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to....

    h. A person who holds a valid Virginia permit to carry a concealed handgun

    ...however I suspect they will be watching carefully. Many years ago I miscounted the days and was off by 1 when a purchased a handgun and they ran the NICS check--I had to come back the next day to pick up my new firearm.
     
  6. Navy87Guy

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    As stated, you still have to go through the check, but my experience has been the process takes seconds. Your name flags very quickly as a "good guy", even when the system is running slow.

    Jim
     
  7. bulwaagh

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    My checks take less than 5 mins. I did have one hicuup when my local dealer put in my birthdate incorrectly. He came back and said I was denied, I almost choked.... He then laughed and said it was his fault, he put my birthdate in wrong, and I had to sign the corrected portion of the forms.

    It usually takes longer for the FFL dealer to ring me up than it takes for the background check.