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AAG/A Order No. 012-2003 (37 KB)

The Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), is exempting five Privacy Act systems of records from the subsections of the Privacy Act listed below. The five systems of records were published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2003 (68 FR 3551). As described in this rule, the exemptions are necessary to protect law enforcement and investigatory information and functions of ATF.

Resource Center Report
70 - Order Granting Preliminary Injunction.pdf (276 KB)

Before the Court is Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction (“Motion”) (ECF No. 16), filed May 9, 2024. Defendants filed their response (“Response”) (ECF No. 31) on May 14, 2024. Having reviewed the briefing and relevant law, the Court GRANTS the Motion. Defendants are hereby ENJOINED from enforcing the regulations — “Definition of ‘Engaged in the Business’ as a Dealer in Firearms” (hereinafter “Final Rule”) — published at 89 Fed. Reg. 28968 (April 19, 2024) (to be codified at 27 C.F.R. pt. 478) against Plaintiffs Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Utah, Jeffrey Tormey (“Tormey”), the Gun Owners of America, Inc. (“GOA”), the Gun Owners Foundation (“GOF”), the Tennessee Firearms Association (“TFA”), and the Virginia Citizens Defense League (“VCDL”) pending the resolution of this lawsuit.

Firearms Report
67-1_-_exhibit_1_texas_tro_order.pdf (289 KB)

Before the Court is Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order (“Motion”) (ECF No. 16), filed on May 9, 2024. Defendants responded (ECF No. 22) on May 14, 2024. Having reviewed the materials, the Court GRANTS IN PART the Motion. Accordingly, Defendants are hereby TEMPORARILY RESTRAINED from enforcing the regulations — “Definition of ‘Engaged in the Business’ as a Dealer in Firearms” (hereinafter “Final Rule”) — published at 89 Fed. Reg. 28968 (April 19, 2024) (to be codified at 27 C.F.R. pt. 478) against Plaintiffs Texas, Jeffery Tormey (“Tormey”), the Gun Owners of America, Inc. (“GOA”), the Gun Owners Foundation (“GOF”), the Tennessee Firearms Association (“TFA”), and the Virginia Citizens Defense League (“VCDL”), through June 2, 2024.

Firearms Guide
2024.07.15_afmer_excel_2023_rundate09july2024_508.xlsx (1875 KB) Firearms Report
2024.06_afmer_2022_revised_final_508_1.pdf (1588 KB) Firearms Report
2024.06_afmer_2022_revised_final_508.pdf (1511 KB) Firearms Report
2024.06.14_afmer_2022_final_web_report_revised_508.xlsx (1791 KB) Firearms Report
2024.03.18_afmer_2022_final_web_report_508_2.xlsx (1724 KB)

2022 AFMERS List

Firearms Report
2024.03.18_afmer_2022_final_web_report_508_2.pdf (3021 KB)

2022 AFMER Report

Firearms Report
2023_explosives_incident_report_eir.pdf (1721 KB) Report
2023_arson_incident_report.pdf (1855 KB) Resource Center Report
2022 Interim AFMER (263 KB)

ATF's 2022 interim annual firearms manufacturing and export report. 

Firearms Report
2022 Final AFMER (3021 KB) Firearms Report
2022 Explosives Incident Report - EIR (1895 KB)

2022 Explosives Incident Report

Resource Center Report
2022 Arson Incident Report - AIR (4464 KB)

2022 Arson Incident Report - AIR

Resource Center Report
2021R-05 - Preliminary Regulatory Analysis and Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis (426 KB) Rules and Regulations Report
2021_explosives_incident_report_eir.pdf (1993 KB)

2021 Explosives Incident Report

Explosives Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Top Calibers Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (26 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Time-to-Crime - Firearms Sourced and Recovered in the United States and Territories (131 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Time-to-Crime - Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (19 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Number of Firearms Sourced and Recovered in the United States and Territories (31 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Firearm Types Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (21 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: FFL Theft/Loss Reports Matching Firearms Subsequently Recovered and Traced (17 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Categories Associated with Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (32 KB) Resource Center Report
2021 Firearms Trace Data: Age of Possessor - Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (19 KB) Resource Center Report
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