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W.Va. concealed handgun permit holders exempt from additional checks when buying firearms
Reported by: Associated Press
Thursday, June 5, 2014 11:46 AM EDT
West Virginians who obtain concealed handgun permits won't have to undergo additional background checks when they buy firearms from licensed dealers.
The exemption applies to permits issued on or after Wednesday.
Morrisey says residents who have permits issued before Wednesday will have to contact the sheriff of the county in which they live to qualify their permits as alternatives to the federal background check requirements.