Publications Library

ATF occasionally issues publications to inform the industries it regulates and the general public about the laws and regulations administered and enforced by ATF. These include guidebooks, newsletters, brochures, studies, and reports.

Titlesort ascending Description Category Document Type
TD 437a: Delegation of Authority for Part 25 (Correction) (Published: 4/04/01) (33 KB)

This document makes one correction to a final rule published in the Federal Register of January 19, 2001, regarding delegation of authorities contained in part 25, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

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TD 437: Delegation of Authority for Part 25 (Published: 01/19/01) (58 KB)

This final rule places ATF authorities contained in part 25, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ and requires that persons file documents required by part 25, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), with  the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ or in accordance with the instructions on the ATF form. Also, this final rule removes the definitions of, and references to, specific officers subordinate to the Director and the word ‘‘region.’’ Concurrently with this Treasury Decision, ATF Order 1130.10 is being published.

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TD 436: Delegation of Authority for Parts 17 and 18 (Published: 01/19/01) (59 KB)

This final rule places most ATF authorities contained in parts 17 and 18, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ and requires that persons file documents required by parts 17 and 18, title 27 Code of Federal  Regulations (CFR), with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ or in accordance with the instructions on the ATF form. Also, this final rule removes the definitions of, and references to, specific officers subordinate to the Director.

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TD 435: Delegation of Authority for Parts 20, 21 and 22 (Published: 01/19/01) (62 KB)

This final rule places all ATF authorities contained in parts 20, 21 and 22, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ and requires that persons file documents required by such parts, with the ‘‘appropriate ATF  officer’’ or in accordance with the instructions for the ATF form. Also, this final rule removes the definitions of, and references to, specific officers subordinate to the Director and the word ‘‘region.’’ Concurrently with this Treasury Decision, ATF Order 1130.9 is being published.

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TD 434: Applegate Valley Viticultural Area Effective Date: 02/12/2001 (Published: 12/14/00) (129 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is establishing a viticultural area located within the State of Oregon, to be known as ‘‘Applegate Valley.’’ The petition for this viticultural area was filed by Mr. Barnard E. Smith, President, The Academy of Wine of Oregon Inc.

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TD 432: Technical Amendments to 27 CFR Parts 4, 9, 24, 70 and 275 (Published: 11/16/00) (125 KB)

This Treasury decision makes technical amendments and corrects typographical errors in various regulations of the ATF. All changes are to provide clarity and uniformity throughout the regulations.

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TD 429: Implementation of Public Law 105-33, Section 9302, Relating to the Imposition of Permit Requirements on the Manufacturer of Roll-Your-Own Tobacco (Published: 09/25/2000) (133 KB)

This final rule implements the provision of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 requiring that manufacturers of roll-your-own tobacco obtain a permit.

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TD 428: Delegation of Authority in Parts 6, 8, 10 and 11 (Published: 08/28/2000) (131 KB)

This final rule places most ATF authorities contained in certain ATF regulations with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ and requires that persons file documents required by those regulations with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’. Also, this final rule  removes the definitions of, and references to, specific officers subordinate to the Director. Concurrently with this Treasury Decision, ATF Order 1130.7 is being published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register.

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TD 427: Extension of Package Use-Up Rule for Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Manufacturers and Importers (Published: 06/29/2000) (121 KB)

In Treasury Decision ATF–424, ATF issued temporary regulations requiring manufacturers and importers to mark packages of roll-your-own tobacco as either ‘‘roll-your-own tobacco’’ or ‘‘Tax Class J.’’ The temporary regulations provided a use up period until April 1, 2000 for manufacturers who used packages that did not meet the marking requirements, provided they used the packages before January 1, 2000.

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TD 426: Implementation of the Model Regulations for the Control of the International Movement of Firearms, Their Parts and Components, and Ammunition (Published: 06/20/2000) (145 KB)

On September 10, 1998, HUD published its final rule for the Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP).

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TD 425: Delegation of Authority (Published: 03/07/00 – Effective: 03/07/00) (20 KB)

This final rule places most ATF authorities contained in parts 4, 5, and 7, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), with the “appropriate ATF officer” and requires that persons file documents required by parts 4, 5, and 7, title 27 CFR, with the “appropriate ATF officer” or in accordance with the instructions on the ATF form. Also, this final rule removes the definitions of, and references to, specific officers subordinate to the Director. Concurrently with this Treasury Decision, ATF Order 1130.2A is being published.

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TD 424: Implementation of Public Law 105-33, Section 9302, Relating to the Imposition of Permit Requirements on the Manufacture of Roll-your-own Tobacco. (Published: 12/22/99 – Effective: 12/22/99) (310 KB)

This temporary rule implements the provision of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 relating to the new permit requirements on the manufacture of roll-your-own tobacco. This temporary rule also removes references to forms which have previously been made obsolete, and renumbers certain forms to reflect the current ATF numbering system.

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TD 422c: Implementation of Public Law 105-33, Section 9302, Requiring the Qualification of Tobacco Product Importers and Miscellaneous Technical Amendments: Correction (Published: 10/24/2000) (122 KB)

This document contains a correcting amendment to the temporary regulations, which were published in the Federal Register on December 22, 1999, (64 FR 71947). The temporary regulations relate to implementing certain provisions of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 that set forth requirements that, beginning January 1, 2000, importers of tobacco products must qualify for a permit to conduct that activity.

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TD 422b: Implementation of Public Law 105-33, Section 9302, Requiring the Qualification of Tobacco Product Importers and Miscellaneous Technical Amendments: Correction (Published: 07/24/2000) (120 KB)

This document contains a correcting amendment to the temporary regulations, which were published in the Federal Register on December 22, 1999 (64 FR 71947) and on March 21, 2000 (65 FR 15058). The temporary regulations relate to implementing certain provisions of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 that set forth requirements that, beginning January 1, 2000, importers of tobacco products must qualify for a permit to conduct that activity.

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TD 422: Implementation of Public Law 105-33, Section 9302, Requiring the Qualification of Tobacco Product Importers and Miscellaneous Technical Amendments (395 KB)

This temporary rule implements some of the provisions of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. The new law sets forth the requirement that, beginning January 1, 2000, importers of tobacco products qualify for a permit to conduct that activity. Implementing changes, including a transitional rule, are made to part 275. In addition, clarifying changes are made to part 275. In the Proposed Rules section of this Federal Register, ATF is also issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking inviting comments on this temporary rule for a 60-day period following the publication of this temporary rule.

Resource Center Report
Suspicious Packages (ATF P 5400.26) (285 KB)

This publication provides vital safety information to persons and organizations encountering suspicious packages and/or bomb threats.

Explosives Guide
South Dakota Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1620 KB)

This brochure contains trace data related information from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014.

About ATF Report
South Dakota Firearms Statutes and Codes (260 KB)

From the 34th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (ATF P 5300.5)

Firearms Guide
South Carolina State Laws and Published Ordinances (399 KB)

From the 34th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (ATF P 5300.5)

Firearms Guide
South Carolina Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1778 KB)

This brochure contains trace data related information from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014.

About ATF Report
Safety and Security Information for Federal Firearms Licensees (ATF P 3317.2) (1809 KB)

This booklet provides safety and security information for federal firearms licensees (FFL) and their businesses. In this booklet you will find information pertaining to ATF's stolen firearms program, steps for reducing your vulnerability to theft or loss, properly identifying and recording firearms information, recording suspicious person descriptions and how to report a theft or loss of firearms inventory. 

Firearms Guide
Safety and Security for Firearm Owners (ATF P 5300.22) (391 KB)
The purpose of firearm safety is to eliminate or minimize the risks of unintentional damage, injury or death caused by improper possession, storage, or handling of a firearm. Firearm owners should handle the firearm safely and protect themselves and the public from the theft, loss or misuse of their firearm.
Firearms Guide
Rhode Island Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1489 KB)

This brochure contains trace data related information from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014.

About ATF Report
Rhode Island Firearms Statutes and Codes (354 KB)

From the 34th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (ATF P 5300.5)

Firearms Guide
Recordkeeping Requirements for Explosive Permittees and Limited Permittees (ATF P 5400.20) (6573 KB)

This publication defines what each Federal explosives permittee and limited permitee must do for compliance, as per the Federal explosives regulations, at 27 CFT, Part 555.

Explosives Report
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