Can convicted felons get gun license?
It depends on what you mean, but generally speaking, a felon can't get a gun license.
Not in most regulated states.
Yes they can get a drivers license
Felons cannot own or possess guns anywhere in the U.S.
It may well depend on the state you live in. Call or check with the state agency that licenses contractors in your state, they will be able to give you a quick answer.
Yes, and many do.
Drivers license - yes. Other than that -- licensed to do WHAT?
There are simply too many licensed occupations to try to list them and then, for every single state, try to determine which ones are open to convicted felons. If you have a s…pecific occupation in mind you must check with your state's licensing agency for that specific occupation to determine if felons can hold that license or not.
Anything is possible, go ahead and apply. Be sure you are truthful on any questionnaire you have to fill out, though, because they're going to check your criminal history back…ground anyway. Sorry to tell you that I wouldn't hold my breath if I were you.
He will go straight back to prison
Yes Added: There is no prohibition in the law to your getting one. The felony conviction, however, will prevent you from being able to obtain a hazardous materials endor…sement, and may prevent you from driving a bus with children depending on the type of conviction.
Yes, but the firearm may not be present in the vehicle in any manner in which it may be accessible to the convicted felon.. in such an instance, it's best to err on the side o…f caution, and not have a firearm in that vehicle period while the convicted felon is in that vehicle.
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That is an interesting issue. I would look specifically to the law in your state regarding possession of a firearm by a felon. In Texas, the rule is that a felon cannot have p…ossession (or control) of a firearm. I would assume if he is visiting his children, he would not necessarily be in possession of everything that is in the house, so unless he was actually handling the weapon he would probably be okay. I'm sure, however, that gun laws in Texas are more lenient than in many other states, so you might check with the penal code in the state you are in. Added: The legal status of the firearm, or the matter of to whom it may actually belong is immaterial. You need not actually be handling it or carrying it on your person to be charged with 'possession of a firearm.' "Possession refers to the exercise of dominion over property, or holding or having property in one's power. It is the right under which a person can exercise control over something. . . ." [see below link] Being in close enough proximity to it, and near enough to "exercise control" over it is sufficient to make the charge. If it were me looking at the possibillity of up to 15 years in federal prison, I'd avoid the situation, especially if this was a child visitation situation mandated by the court. The possibility of someone who is unfriendly to you, 'putting you in the bag' is FAR too great to risk.
A convicted felon can get a CDL (but they can't get a hazmat endorsement). However, they would be best advised to ensure that they've found employers who would be willing to h…ire them once they obtained a CDL.