Skip to Main Content
Last updated .

In 2023, Maine made it a crime to knowingly or intentionally sell or transfer a firearm to a person who is prohibited from owning, possessing or having under that person’s control a firearm pursuant to state law.1

Maine’s law regarding firearms sales records prohibits giving a false or fictitious name to a firearms dealer.2

Maine has no other laws addressing firearms trafficking.


Our experts can speak to the full spectrum of gun violence prevention issues. Have a question? Email us at

  1. Me. Stat., 15 § 394.[]
  2. Me. Stat., 15 § 455.[]