State Lost & Stolen Gun Reporting

Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms in New Hampshire

Posted on Sunday, January 1st, 2012

New Hampshire does not require firearm owners to report the loss or theft of a firearm.

See our Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms in New Mexico

Posted on Sunday, January 1st, 2012

New Mexico does not require firearms owners to report the loss or theft of a firearm.

See our Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms in New York

Posted on Sunday, January 1st, 2012

New York requires any owner or other person lawfully in possession of a firearm or ammunition to report the loss or theft of the gun or ammunition to a police department or sheriff’s office within 24 hours of the discovery of the loss or theft.  In addition, a firearms dealer or ammunition seller must report the loss or theft of ammunition within 24 hours of discovery of the loss or theft.  A violation of these laws is punishable as a misdemeanor.1

See our Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

  1. N.Y. Penal Law § 400.10. []

Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms in North Carolina

Posted on Sunday, January 1st, 2012

North Carolina does not require firearms owners to report the loss or theft of a firearm.

See our Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms in North Dakota

Posted on Sunday, January 1st, 2012

North Dakota does not require firearms owners to report the loss or theft of a firearm.

See our Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms in Ohio

Posted on Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Ohio requires that a firearm owner report “forthwith” the loss or theft of any firearm in the person’s possession or under the person’s control.1

See our Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

  1. Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 2923.20(A)(5), (B). []

Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms in Oklahoma

Posted on Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Oklahoma does not require firearms owners to report the loss or theft of a firearm.

See our Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms in Oregon

Posted on Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Oregon does not require firearms owners to report the loss or theft of a firearm.

See our Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms in Pennsylvania

Posted on Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Pennsylvania does not require firearm owners to report the loss or theft of a firearm. However, in 2008, Pennsylvania amended its law prohibiting the false reporting of an offense or incident to law enforcement authorities to make the offense graded one step greater if the false report involves the theft or loss of a firearm.1

See our Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

  1. 18 Pa. Cons. Stat. Ann. § 4906. []

Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms in Rhode Island

Posted on Sunday, January 1st, 2012

Rhode Island requires firearm owners to report the loss or theft of their firearm to local law enforcement within 24 hours of discovering the loss or theft.1

See our Reporting Lost or Stolen Firearms policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.

  1. R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-47-48.1. []