724.16 ANNUAL PERMIT TO ACQUIRE REQUIRED -- TRANSFER PROHIBITED. 1. Except as otherwise provided in section 724.15, subsection 2, a person who acquires ownership of a pistol or revolver without a valid annual permit to acquire pistols or revolvers or a person who transfers ownership of a pistol or revolver to a person who does not have in the person's possession a valid annual permit to acquire pistols or revolvers is guilty of an aggravated misdemeanor. 2. A person who transfers ownership of a pistol or revolver to a person that the transferor knows is prohibited by section 724.15 from acquiring ownership of a pistol or revolver commits a class "D" felony.

         Section History: Early Form

         [C79, 81, § 724.16] 

         Section History: Recent Form

         90 Acts, ch 1147, §4; 94 Acts, ch 1172, §54

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