How long may Chief Law Enforcement Officers (CLEOs) retain multiple sale reports?

Federal law, 18 U.S.C. 923(g)(3)(B), provides that Chief Law Enforcement Officers (CLEOs) receiving copies of ATF Form 3310.4 from FFLs for sales to nonprohibited persons may not disclose the contents of the forms and must destroy the forms and any record of the content of the forms within 20 days of receipt.

Last Reviewed September 11, 2015