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
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 3 – Announcements (16 KB)

This document contains the announcements for this bulletin.

Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 3 – Administrative Matters (19 KB)

This document contains the delegations for this bulletin.

Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 3 (102 KB) The Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Quarterly Bulletin is the authoritative instrument of the Bureau for announcing official rulings and procedures, and for publishing Treasury decisions, legislation, administrative matters, and other items of general interest. It incorporates, into one publication, matters of the Bureau, which are of public record. Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 2 – Treasury Decisions (17 KB)

This document contains the Treasury Decisions for this bulletin.

Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 2 – Table of Contents (7 KB)

This document contains the table of contents for this bulletin.

Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 2 – Preface (6 KB)

This document contains the preface for this bulletin.

Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 2 – Cover (39 KB)

This document contains the cover for this bulletin.

Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 2 – Bureau Rulings (13 KB)

This document contains the list of rulings for this bulletin.

Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 2 – Bureau Procedures (21 KB)

This document contains the alternate procedures for subparts for this bulletin.

Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 2 – Announcements (72 KB)

This document contains the announcements for this bulletin.

Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 2 – Administrative Matters (19 KB)

This document contains the delegations for this bulletin.

Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 2 (102 KB) The Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Quarterly Bulletin is the authoritative instrument of the Bureau for announcing official rulings and procedures, and for publishing Treasury decisions, legislation, administrative matters, and other items of general interest. It incorporates, into one publication, matters of the Bureau, which are of public record. Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2000, Volume 1 (307 KB)

The Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Quarterly Bulletin is the authoritative instrument of the Bureau for announcing official rulings and procedures, and for publishing Treasury decisions, legislation, administrative matters, and other items of general interest. It incorporates, into one publication, matters of the Bureau, which are of public record.

Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 1999, Volume 3 (122 KB) The Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Quarterly Bulletin is the authoritative instrument of the Bureau for announcing official rulings and procedures, and for publishing Treasury decisions, legislation, administrative matters, and other items of general interest. It incorporates, into one publication, matters of the Bureau, which are of public record. Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 1999, Volume 2 (362 KB)

The Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Quarterly Bulletin is the authoritative instrument of the Bureau for announcing official rulings and procedures, and for publishing Treasury decisions, legislation, administrative matters, and other items of general interest. It incorporates, into one publication, matters of the Bureau, which are of public record.

Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 1999, Volume 1 (898 KB) The Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Quarterly Bulletin is the authoritative instrument of the Bureau for announcing official rulings and procedures, and for publishing Treasury decisions, legislation, administrative matters, and other items of general interest. It incorporates, into one publication, matters of the Bureau, which are of public record. Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 1998, Volume 3 (669 KB) The Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Quarterly Bulletin is the authoritative instrument of the Bureau for announcing official rulings and procedures, and for publishing Treasury decisions, legislation, administrative matters, and other items of general interest. It incorporates, into one publication, matters of the Bureau, which are of public record. Resource Center Report
ATF Procedure 2013-2 (55 KB)
This ATF procedure gives guidance to licensed importers, manufacturers, and dealers (licensees) on how to record the sale of a firearm to an unlicensed person who:
a. Has a valid alternate permit or otherwise is exempt from National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) requirements;
b. Resides in the same State as the licensee; and
c. Does not appear in person at the licensee's business premises
 
Resource Center Guide
ATF P 5310.2 - Do I need a license to buy or sell firearms? (1401 KB)
ATF guidance to help the public understand when those who buy and sell firearms must have a federal firearms license.
Firearms Guide
ATF P 5300.21: Best Practices: Transfers of Firearms by Private Sellers (165 KB)
This publication provides best practices in regards to transfers of firearms by private sellers.
Firearms Guide
ATF O 3020.4 - Task Force Officer Body-Worn Camera (291 KB)

This order establishes direction for the use of non-Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) owned body-worn cameras (BWCs) by ATF Task Force Officers (TFOs) and Special Deputies (SD) on federal task forces. This policy provides parameters for the use of BWCs by TFOs to the extent that a state or local law enforcement agency requires their use by its officers during federal task force operations.

Resource Center Guide
ATF O 3020.3A - Special Agent Body-Worn Cameras (326 KB)

This order establishes direction on the use of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)-owned body-worn cameras (BWCs) by ATF special agents during properly authorized investigations and activities. For purposes of this policy, the term “BWC recordings,” refers to audio and video recordings and associated metadata recorded on ATF-owned BWCs while the agent is engaged in federal law enforcement operations to include the investigation of fugitives sought on state and local warrants adopted by a federal agency.

Resource Center Guide
ATF National Firearms Act Handbook (ATF P 5320.8) (10614 KB)

This handbook is primarily for the use of persons in the business of importing, manufacturing, and dealing in firearms defined by the National Firearms Act (NFA) or persons intending to go into an NFA firearms business. It should also be helpful to collectors of NFA firearms and other persons having questions about the application of the NFA. 

Firearms Guide
ATF Industry Circular 95-1: Diversion of Distilled Spirits for Purposes of Smuggling (37 KB)

This circular reminds proprietors of distilled spirits plants (DSPs), importers, wholesalers and other persons who purchase distilled spirits products from DSPs of their responsibility to comply with all applicable Federal and state laws with respect to such sales.

Resource Center Industry Circular
ATF Industry Circular 95-1: Diversion of Distilled Spirits (52 KB)

This circular reminds proprietors of distilled spirits plants (DSPs), importers, wholesalers and other persons who purchase distilled spirits products from DSPs of their responsibility to comply with all applicable Federal and state laws with respect to such sales.

Resource Center Industry Circular
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