Sec. 29.03.01.55. Pawnbrokers  


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  • A. If a person attempts to redeem a previously pawned regulated firearm, the pawnbroker shall determine whether the person is the same individual who deposited the firearm with the pawnbroker as a pledge by requiring the person to display a driver’s license, an age of majority card, or other acceptable photographic identification.

    B. If a person attempting to redeem a previously pawned regulated firearm is not the same individual who deposited the firearm with the pawnbroker, then the transfer of the regulated firearm shall comply with the provisions of this chapter and Public Safety Article, Title 5, Subtitle 1, Annotated Code of Maryland.

    C. If the period allowed for redemption of a pawned regulated firearm has elapsed and the pawnbroker offers the regulated firearm for sale or rental, then the transfer of the regulated firearm shall comply with the provisions of this chapter and Public Safety Article, Title 5, Subtitle 1, Annotated Code of Maryland.

    (1) The pawnbroker shall notify the prospective transferee that the transferee is subject to the provisions of this chapter and Public Safety Article, Title 5, Subtitle 1, Annotated Code of Maryland.

    (2) The pawnbroker shall write on all pawn tickets issued for pawned regulated firearms: “This pawn ticket is transferable subject to the provisions of Public Safety Article, Title 5, Subtitle 1, Annotated Code of Maryland.”