Idaho State Law Summary

Posted on January 2, 2012


View a comprehensive summary of new state laws enacted in 2013 and 2014.



Idaho does not:

Local governments in Idaho generally lack authority to regulate firearms and ammunition.

In 2010 (the last year for which statistics are available), Idaho ranked 16th among the states in number of gun deaths per capita. 196 people died from firearm-related injuries in Idaho in that year. Additionally, according to Mayors Against Illegal Guns, in 2009, Idaho supplied the 18th highest number of crime guns to other states per capita, and the state exports more than twice as many crime guns as it imports.

Idaho Firearms Laws

For details about specific firearms laws in Idaho, choose a topic below, or see all of the firearms laws in this state.