UTAH CCW COURSE SYLLABUS

 

CONTENTS

 

 

SECTION 1

 

I. UTAH CONCEALED FIREARMS RECIPROCITY WITH OTHER STATES (P. 1)

 

 

SECTION 2

 

BASIC HANDGUN SAFETY TRAINING

 

I. HANDGUN SAFETY RULES (P. 3)

 

A.   The Primary Causes Of Firearm Related Accidents

B.   Elements Of Firearm Safety

C.   Four Basic Gun Safety Rules

D.   Other Safety Rules / Range Safety Rules

E.   Other Safety Considerations

F.   Permit Holders Are Responsible For Teaching Their Children And Other Occupants In Their Home About Firearm Safety

 

II. HANDGUN PARTS AND OPERATION (REVOLVER AND SEMI-AUTOMATIC) (P. 5)

 

A.   Frame

B.   Barrel

C.   Action

D.   Show How To Check Both Revolver And Semi-Automatic To Ensure Proper Function Of The Firing Mechanism And Safety

E.   Explain And Demonstrate Safe Loading, Cocking, Uncocking, And Unloading Procedures For Both Revolvers And Semi-Automatic Handguns

F.   Familiarize Yourself With The Manufacturer’s Operating Manual

G.  Know And Be Familiar With Cylinder Rotation Direction Of Revolvers

 

III. AMMUNITION (P. 7)

 

A.   Types Of Cartridges:

B.   Components Of A Cartridge:

C.   Cartridge Firing Sequence:

D.   Ammunition Safety And General Guidelines:

E.   Care And Storage Of Ammunition:

F.   Ammunition Malfunctions:

 

IV. FUNDAMENTALS OF SHOOTING A HANDGUN “DEMONSTRATE” (P. 10)

 

A.   Basic Two Handed Shooting Positions: (Explain And Demonstrate)

B.   Basic Fundamentals: (Explain And Demonstrate)

 

V. SAFE HANDLING (P. 11)

 

A.   Discuss Rules To Follow On The Shooting Range:

B.   Explain And Demonstrate Safe Loading, Cocking, Uncocking, And Unloading Procedures For Both Revolvers And Semi-Automatic Handguns. (Review)

C.   Discuss And Demonstrate The Maintenance And Cleaning Of Handguns:

D.   Discuss Holsters, Safe Draw, Presentation, And Holstering Of Firearms

E.   Safe Concealment Considerations:

F.   Safe Storage Of Firearms And Ammunition:

 

 

SECTION 3

 

YOU MUST REVIEW ALL FEDERAL AND STATE CODES, RULES, AND REGULATIONS THAT PERTAIN TO FIREARMS, OR DEFINITIONS CONTAINED THEREIN

 

I. UTAH CRIMINAL AND TRAFFIC CODE (P. 14)

 

A.  Concealed Firearms U.C.A. § 53-5-702 – 53-5-710 (P. 16)

 

1.    53-5-702. Definitions

2.    53-5-703. Board -- Membership -- Compensation -- Terms -- Duties. 

3.    53-5-704. Bureau Duties -- Permit To Carry Concealed Firearm -- Certification For Concealed Firearms Instructor -- Requirements For Issuance -- Violation – Denial, Suspension, Or Revocation -- Appeal Procedure

4.    53-5-705. Temporary Permit To Carry Concealed Firearm -- Denial, Suspension, Or Revocation -- Appeal4-402.

5.    53-5-706. Permit -- Fingerprints Transmitted To Bureau -- Report From Bureau

6.    53-5-707. Permit -- Fees – Disposition

7.    53-5-708. Permit -- Names Private

8.    53-5-710. Cross-References To Concealed Firearm Permit Restrictions

 

B. Justification Of Force U.C.A. § 76-2-401 – 76-2-407 (P. 22)

 

1.    76-2-401. Justification As Defense -- When Allowed.

2.    76-2-402. Force In Defense Of Person -- Forcible Felony Defined

3.    76-2-403. Force In Arrest.  

4.    76-2-405. Force In Defense Of Habitation

5.    76-2-406. Force In Defense Of Property

6.    76-2-407. Deadly Force In Defense Of Persons On Real Property

 

C.   Arrest By Private Persons U.C.A. § 77-7-1,77-7-3 (P.25)

 

1.    77-7-1. "Arrest" Defined -- Restraint Allowed

2.    77-7-3. By Private Persons

 

D.   Weapons In Prohibited Areas / Circumstances U.C.A. § 53-5-710, 76-8-311.1, 76-10-523, 76-10,529, And 76-10-530 (P. 25)

 

1.    53-5-710. Cross-References To Concealed Firearm Permit Restrictions.

2.    76-8-311.1. Secure Areas -- Items Prohibited -- Penalty.

3.    76-8-311.3. Items Prohibited In Correctional And Mental Health Facilities – Penalties.

4.    76-10-523. Persons Exempt From Weapons Laws.

5.    76-10-529. Possession Of Dangerous Weapons, Firearms, Or Explosives In Airport Secure Areas Prohibited -- Penalty

6.    76-10-530. Trespass With A Firearm In A House Of Worship Or Private Residence -- Notice – Penalty

 

E.   Weapon Laws U.C.A. § 76-10-500, 76-5-506, 76-5-509, 76-5-509.4,5,6,7,& 9. 76-10-511, 76-5-526, 76-5-528 (P. 30)

 

1.    76-10-500. Uniform Law

2.    76-10-506. Threatening With Or Using Dangerous Weapon In Fight Or Quarrel

3.    76-10-507. Possession Of Deadly Weapon With Intent To Assault

4.    76-10-509. Possession Of Dangerous Weapon By Minor

5.    76-10-509.4. Prohibition Of Possession Of Certain Weapons By Minors

6.    76-10-509.5. Penalties For Providing Certain Weapons To A Minor

7.    76-10-509.6. Parent Or Guardian Providing Firearm To Violent Minor

8.    76-10-509.7. Parent Or Guardian Knowing Of Minor's Possession Of Dangerous Weapon

9.    76-10-509.9. Sales Of Firearms To Juveniles

10. 76-10-511. Possession Of Loaded Firearm At Residence Or On Real Property Authorized

11. 76-10-526. Criminal Background Check Prior To Purchase Of A Firearm -- Fee – Exemption For Concealed Firearm Permit Holders

12. 76-10-528. Carrying A Dangerous Weapon While Under Influence Of Alcohol Or Drugs Unlawful

 

F.   Assault & Related Offenses U.C.A. § 76-5-102, 76-5-103, & 76-5-107 (P. 35)

 

1.    76-5-102. Assault

2.    76-5-103. Aggravated Assault

3.    75-5-103. Terroristic Threat -- Penalty.

 

G.  Uniform Firearm Laws: U.C.A. § 53-5a-102&103 (P. 36)

 

1.    53-5a-102. Uniform Firearm Laws.

2.    53-5a-103. Discharge Of Firearm On Private Property -- Liability.

 

H.   Protection Of Activities In Private Vehicles U.C.A. 34-45-103 (P. 37)

 

1.    34-45-103. Protection Of Certain Activities -- Firearms -- Free Exercise Of Religion

 

I.     Weapons Laws (Non-Permit Holders): U.C.A. § 76-10-502, 76-10-503, 76-10-504, 76-10-505, & 76-10-505.5 (P. 37)

 

1.      76-10-502. When Weapon Deemed Loaded

2.      76-10-503. Restrictions On Possession, Purchase, Transfer, And Ownership Of Dangerous Weapons By Certain Persons..

3.      76-10-504. Carrying Concealed Dangerous Weapon -- Penalties

4.      76-10-505. Carrying Loaded Firearm In Vehicle Or On Street..

5.      76-10-505.5. Possession Of A Dangerous Weapon, Firearm, Or Sawed-Off Shotgun On Or About School Premises -- Penalties..

 

II. U.S. FEDERAL FIREARMS REGULATIONS REFERENCE GUIDE, TITLE 18, CHAPTER 44 – FIREARMS: TITLE 18 CHAPTER 44 (P. 40)

 

A.   Section 922 Unlawful Acts

B.   Section 924 Penalties (Unlawful Acts)

C.   Section 926a Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

D.   Section 929 Use Of Restricted Ammunition

E.   Section 930 Possession Of Firearms And Dangerous Weapons In Federal Facilities

 

III. BCI ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY (P. 43)

 

A.   Regulatory Duties

B.   Concealed Firearm Permit Application  

C.   Criteria For Issuance, Denial Suspension And Revocation U.C.A. § 53-5-704

(1) Concealed Firearm Permit Statutory Guidelines U.C.A. § 53-5-704 (1-3)

(2) Utah State Firearm Possession Prohibitions, Category I, U.C.A. § 76-10-503 (1) (A) I-Iv

(3) Utah State Firearm Possession Prohibitions, Category Ii, U.C.C. § 76-10-503(2) I-X

(4) Federal Firearms Prohibitions From Possession (18 U.S.C. Chapter 44, 922) (G) 1-9

(5) Falsification Of The Application U.C.A. § 53-5-704 (14)

D.   Adjudicative Procedures (Appeal Process) U.C.A. § 53-5-704 (15) A-E

 

IV. OTHER PRACTICAL AND LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS (P. 49)

 

A.   Summary Of Secured / Prohibited Areas:

B.   Permit Holders Should Know What To Do During A Police Encounter:

C.   Reciprocity And Recognition:

D.   Discuss Civil Vs. Criminal Liability:

E.   Describe The Escalation Of Force And Explain The Roles And Responsibilities Of A Concealed Firearm Permit Holder In Escalating And De-Escalating Confrontations.

F.   Concealed Firearm Permit Holders Responsibility

1.   Laws consistently change. Therefore, it is the responsibility of each permit holder to keep up with changes in federal law, state law and applicable administrative rules

 

 

 

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