Sec. 17 . (a) No person, in purchasing or otherwise securing delivery of a firearm or in applying for a license to carry a handgun, shall knowingly or intentionally:
(1) give false information on a form required to:
(A) purchase or secure delivery of a firearm; or
(B) apply for a license to carry a handgun; or
(2) offer false evidence of identity.
In addition to any penalty provided by this chapter, any firearm obtained through false information shall be subject to confiscation and disposition as provided in this chapter. Upon notice of a violation of this section by the superintendent, it shall be the duty of the sheriff or chief of police or corresponding officer of the jurisdiction in which the purchaser resides to confiscate the firearm and retain it as evidence pending trial for the offense.
(b) A person who knowingly or intentionally violates this section commits a Level 5 felony.
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