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Sec.4.As used in sections 2to 7, inclusive, of this act unless the context otherwise requires:1.“Central Repository” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 179A.045.2.“Hunting” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 501.050.3.“Licensed dealer” means a person who holds a license as a dealer in firearms issued pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 923(a).4.“Transferee” means an unlicensed person who wishes or intends to receive a firearm from another unlicensed person.5.“Transferor” means an unlicensed person who wishes or intends to transfer a firearm to another unlicensed person.6.“Trapping” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 501.090.7.“Unlicensed person” means a person who does not hold a license as a dealer, importer or manufacturer in firearms issued pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 923(a).Sec.5.1.Except as otherwise provided in section 6of this act, an unlicensed person shall not sell or transfer a firearm to another unlicensed person unless a licensed dealer first conducts a background check on the buyer or transferee in compliance with this section.2.The seller or transferor and buyer or transferee shall appear jointly with the firearm and request that a licensed dealer conduct a background check on the buyer or transferee.3.A licensed dealer who agrees to conduct a background check pursuant to this section shall comply with allrequirements of federal and state law as though the licensed dealer were selling or transferring the firearm from his or her own inventory to the buyer or transferee, including, but not limited to, all recordkeeping requirements. For the purpose of determining whether the buyer or transferee is eligible to purchase and possess firearms under state and federal law, the licensed dealer shall contact the same agency as though the licensed dealer were selling or transferring the firearm from his or her own inventory to the buyer or transferee.4.Upon receiving a request for a background check from a licensed dealer pursuant to this section, the Central Repository or any other state or local agency described in subsection 3 shall, in the same manner as it would for the sale of a firearm from the licensed dealer’s inventory, perform a background check on the buyer or transferee and notify the licensed dealer of the results of the background check.–4–-80th Session (2019)5.The seller or transferor may remove the firearm from the business premises while the background check is being conducted if, before the seller or transferor sells or transfers the firearm to the buyer or transferee, the seller or transferor and the buyer or transferee return to the licensed dealer who takes possession of the firearm to complete the sale or transfer.6.A licensed dealer who agrees to conduct a background check pursuant to this section shall inform the seller or transferor and the buyer or transferee of the response from the agency described in subsection 3. If the response indicates that the buyer or transferee is ineligible to purchase or possess the firearm, the licensed dealer shall return the firearm to the seller or transferor and the seller or transferor shall not sell or transfer the firearm to the buyer or transferee.7.A licensed dealer may charge a reasonable fee for conducting a background check and facilitating a firearm transfer between unlicensed persons pursuant to this section.Sec.6.The provisions of section 5of this act donot apply to:1.The sale or transfer of a firearm by or to any law enforcement agency and, to the extent he or she is acting within the course and scope of his or her employment and official duties, any peace officer, security guard entitled to carry afirearm under NAC 648.345, member of the armed forces or federal official.2.The sale or transfer of an antique firearm, as defined in 18 U.S.C. § 921 (a)(16).3.The sale or transfer of a firearm between immediate family members, which for the purposes of this section means spouses and domestic partners and any of the following relations, whether by whole or half blood, adoption, or step-relation: parents, children, siblings, grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.4.The transfer of a firearm to an executor, administrator, trustee or personal representative of an estate or a trust that occurs by operation of law upon the death of the former owner of the firearm.5.A temporary transfer of a firearm to a person who is not prohibited from buying or possessing firearms under state or federal law if such transfer:(a)Is necessary to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm; and(b)Lasts only as long as immediately necessary to prevent such imminent death or great bodily harm.6.A temporary transfer of a firearm if:–5–-80th Session (2019)(a)The transferor has no reason to believe that the transferee is prohibited from buying or possessing firearms under state or federal law;(b)The transferor has no reason to believe that the transferee will use or intends to use the firearm in the commission of a crime; and(c)Such transfer occurs and the transferee’s possession of the firearm following the transfer is exclusively:(1)At an established shooting range authorized by the governing bodyof the jurisdiction in which such range is located;(2)At a lawful organized competition involving the use of a firearm;(3)While participating in or practicing for a performance by an organized group that uses firearms as a part of the public performance;(4)While hunting or trapping if the hunting or trapping is legal in all places where the transferee possesses the firearm and the transferee holds all licenses or permits required for such hunting or trapping; or(5)While in the presence of the transferor.Sec.7.An unlicensed person who sells or voluntarily transfers one or more firearms to another unlicensed person in violation of section 5of this act:1.For a first offenseinvolving the sale or transfer of one or more firearms, is guilty of a gross misdemeanor; and2.For a second or subsequent offenseinvolving the sale or transfer of one or more firearms, is guilty of a category C felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.Sec.8.NRS 179A.140 is hereby amended.