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IC § 35-47-2-18 Obliterating Identification Marks on Handgun or Possession of such Handguns Prohibited

(a) No person shall:

(1) change, alter, remove, or obliterate the name of the maker, model, manufacturer’s serial number, or other mark of identification on any handgun; or

(2) possess any handgun on which the name of the maker, model, manufacturer’s serial number, or other mark of identification has been changed, altered, removed, or obliterated;

except as provided by applicable United States statute.

(b) A person who knowingly or intentionally violates this section commits a Level 5 felony.

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