In Alaska, any person engaged in the business of buying and selling secondhand articles must maintain a book, in permanent form, in which the person must enter in legible English at the time of each purchase or sale:
(1) the date of the transaction;
(2) the name of the person conducting the transaction;
(3) the name, age, and address of the customer;
(4) a description of the property bought, which includes, for any firearm bought, the name of the maker, the serial, model, or other number, and all letters and marks inscribed;
(5) the price paid;
(6) the signature of the customer.1
Alaska has no other law requiring the retention of sales or background check records, or requiring the reporting of sales of firearms to a state or local agency.
See our Maintaining Records of Gun Sales policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.
- Alaska Stat. § 08.76.010.