(SB 281 Firearm Safety Act) Relief/Restoration Information
In accordance with the Firearm Safety Act of 2013, individuals who are voluntarily admitted to an inpatient psychiatric facility (either state, private or acute general), for a period of 30 consecutive days or more, or involuntarily certified and retained by an Administrative Law Judge may have to surrender their firearms and will be prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm unless an individual is granted relief from firearm disqualification. DHMH makes available to persons who are prohibited from possessing certain firearms a process to apply for relief from these prohibitions.
The following forms are needed to initiate the Appeal for Relief of Firearm Disqualifications.
DHMH 4751 Application for Relief of Firearm DisqualificationDHMH 4753 Authorization LetterDHMH 4752 Attestation of CharacterDHMH 4754 Mental Health - Crim Just RecordsDHMH 4755 Request for Hearing
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