DL address questions?

Discussion in 'Gun Legislation' started by tackshot, Jan 16, 2018.

  1. tackshot

    tackshot New Member

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    Mainly a military problem, for guys that have a DL from a different state than Texas, and don't live at the address on the license then would that pose an issue in the NIC system. Had this happen to a guy while on leave and he was denied the purchase. Wanted to see if this is a common problem.
     


  2. Nate C

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    Yes, but one that is easily remedied by obtaining a Texas DPS-issued Identification Card (or the License to Carry card) bearing the Texas residential address.
     
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  3. Dawico

    Dawico TGT Addict

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    I don't think it is very common. You may have to present proof that you are stationed here but you should not have to change IDs or addresses to buy a gun.

    Military is exempt from that stuff.

    Or used to be anyways.
     
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  4. DwnRange

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    That was the case for me in Georgia when I bought my .45. Dawico.


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  6. TreyG-20

    TreyG-20 Well-Known

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    Tell him to bring in a copy of his PCS orders next time with his license. I had to do that with my first purchase out of boot before I had a current address.
     
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  7. majormadmax

    majormadmax TGT Addict

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    Leave or TDY (temporary duty) orders do not entitle a person to purchase a firearm in another state. It must be permanent change of station (PCS) orders that show the military member is a resident of the state in which he/she is buying the gun.

    See pg 135 of the Firearms Regulations Reference Guide...
     
  8. TexasBrandon

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    MadMax is correct, it must be PCS orders in order to purchase a firearm.
     
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  9. leVieux

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    What is the purpose of this "law"? Which other constitutional rights must we abandon at the state line? Problem is very REAL for me, as I live in New Orleans, but my two favorite gun shops are in South Texas, where I frequently find myself. I have both "CHL's", Life Member TSRA/NRA, ex-US Military Officer; but can't buy a pistol from Chuck or Ronnie. What did these legislators think they were "preventing"? Legal, constitutional interstate commerce? Makes NO SENSE to me.
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    p.s. Why can't we have a "rent a firearm" policy for qualified travelers?
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