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Title Description Category Document Type
State Laws and Published Ordinances (2010-2011) - New Jersey (188 KB)

State of New Jersey Firearms Code
 

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State Laws and Published Ordinances (2010-2011) - New Mexico (39 KB)

State of New Mexico Firearms Code
 

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State Laws and Published Ordinances (2010-2011) - New York (368 KB)

State of New York Firearms Code
 

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State Laws and Published Ordinances (2010-2011) - North Carolina (108 KB)

State of North Carolina Firearms Code

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State Laws and Published Ordinances (2010-2011) - Northern Mariana Islands (59 KB)

State of Northern Mariana Islands Firearms Code

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State Laws and Published Ordinances (2010-2011) - Ohio (306 KB)

State of Ohio Firearms Code

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State Laws and Published Ordinances (2010-2011) - Oklahoma (65 KB)

State of Oklahoma Firearms Code

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State Laws and Published Ordinances (2010-2011) - Oregon (80 KB)

State of Oregon Firearms Code
 

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State Laws and Published Ordinances (2010-2011) - North Dakota (38 KB)

State of North Dakota Firearms Code

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State Laws and Published Ordinances (2010-2011) - Pennsylvania (116 KB)

State of Pennsylvania Firearms Code

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State Laws and Published Ordinances (2010-2011) - South Carolina (112 KB)

State of South Carolina Firearms Code

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State Laws and Published Ordinances (2010-2011) - South Dakota (39 KB)

State of South Dakota Firearms Code
 

Resource Center Guide
ATF Proc. 2013-1: Recordkeeping and background check procedures for facilitation of private party firearms transfers (1611 KB)

The purpose of this ATF procedure is to set forth the recordkeeping and National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) procedures for Federal firerams licensees (FFLs) who facilitate the transfer of firearms between private and unlicensed individuals.  This procedure does not apply to pawn transactions, consignment sales, or repairs.

Firearms Report
TD-389: Residency Requirements for Persons Acquiring Firearms; Temporary Rule and Proposed Rule Published: 04/21/97 – Effective: 04/21/97) (70 KB)

This temporary rule amends the regulations to provide for a firearms purchaser's affirmative statement of his or her State of residence on ATF Form 4473 (Firearms Transaction Record) and ATF Form 5300.35 (Statement of Intent to Obtain a Handgun) in acquiring a firearm from a Federal firearms licensee.

Rules and Regulations Report
TD-394: Final Rule: Manufacturers Excise Taxes-Firearms and Ammunition (Published: 02/04/98 – Effecitve: 04/06/98) (14 KB)

This final rule adopts without change temporary regulations published in the Federal Register on July 16, 1996. The temporary rule
amended the regulations in 27 CFR part 53 that require exemption certificatesor vendee statements in support of certain tax-free sales of firearms and ammunition. As amended by the temporary rule and this final rule, the regulations provide that taxpayers may use a preprinted document as an exemption certificateor vendee statement, or design their own certificate and statement using specified information. The regulatory amendments are part of the Administration'sefforts to reduce regulatory burdens and streamline requirements.

Rules and Regulations Report
2010-9 - Supporting Documentation for Import Permit Applications (35 KB)

Persons holding a valid Federal firearms license and/or who are registered as importers of articles on the U.S. Munitions Import List importing surplus military defense articles importable as curios or relics, may submit photocopies of the original supporting statements and documents with ATF Form 6, if they certify, under penalties provided by law, that the supporting documentation is true, correct, and complete. Such persons who are authorized under ATF Ruling 2003-6 to file eForm 6, may submit digitally scanned copies of the original supporting statements and documents with eForm 6, if they certify, under penalties provided by law, that the supporting documentation is true, correct, and complete.

Rules and Regulations Report
2011-1 - Consolidation of Required Records for Importers (76 KB)

ATF authorizes an alternate method or procedure from the firearms acquisition and disposition recordkeeping requirements of 27 CFR 478.122. Specifically, ATF authorizes licensed importers to consolidate their records of importation or other acquisition of firearms and their separate firearms disposition records, provided all of the requirements stated in this ruling are met.

Rules and Regulations Report
ATF 22I (237 KB)

Residency Requirements for Aliens Acquiring Firearms. Comments on this interim final rule are due on or before September 5, 2012. - The Department of Justice is amending the regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) by removing the 90-day State residency requirement for aliens lawfully present in the United States to purchase or acquire a firearm. The Department has determined that the Gun Control Act does not permit ATF to impose a regulatory requirement that aliens lawfully present in the United States are subject to a 90-day State residency requirement when such a requirement is not applicable to U.S. citizens.

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ATF 24F (239 KB)

Firearms Disabilities for Certain Nonimmigrant Aliens. The effective date of this final rule is July 9, 2012. - The Department of Justice has now determined that the relevant statutory prohibitions on transfer and possession of firearms and ammunition apply only to nonimmigrant aliens who were admitted to the United States under a nonimmigrant visa, and that the prohibitions do not apply to nonimmigrant aliens who lawfully entered the United States without a visa.
 

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ATF 27P (61 KB)

The Department of Justice is amending the regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (‘‘ATF’’) to delegate to the Director of ATF the authority to serve as the deciding official regarding the denial, suspension, or revocation of federal firearms licenses, or the imposition of a civil fine. The Director will have the flexibility to delegate to another ATF official the authority to decide a revocation or denial matter, or may exercise that authority himself.

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ATF 6F (156 KB)

The Department of Justice is amending the regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to clarify that the requirements of part 555 do not apply to model rocket motors consisting of ammonium perchlorate composite propellant, black powder, or other similar low explosives, containing no more than 62.5 grams of total propellant weight, and designed as single-use motors or as reload kits capable of reloading no more than 62.5 grams of propellant into a reusable motor casing. This final rule is intended to provide rocketry hobbyists with guidance to enable them to enjoy their hobby in compliance with the safety and security requirements of the law and regulations.

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ATF Firearms Tracing Guide (ATF P 3312.13) (3169 KB)

This booklet will help you understand the firearms trace process.  It contains instructions on requesting a trace; understanding trace results; capabilities of comprehensive firearms tracing; and, how to establish a tracing program.

Firearms Guide
AAG/A Order No. 012-2003 — Correction (19 KB)

In rule document 03–9324 beginning on page 19148 in the issue of April 18, 2003, make the following correction: On page 19149, in the second column, under List of Subjects in 28 CFR Part 16, in the second paragraph, in the fourth line ‘‘3003’’ should read ‘‘2003’’.

Resource Center Report
ATF 1 (200 KB)

Implementation of the Safe Explosives Act, Title XI, Subtitle C of Public Law 107-296 (Comment period closed June 18, 2003)

Explosives Report
ATF 19F (199 KB)

Elimination of Firearms Transaction Record, ATF Form 4473 (Low Volume) -The effective date of this final rule is October 3, 2014. - The Department of Justice is amending the regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) by eliminating the Firearms Transaction Record, ATF Form 4473 (Low Volume (LV)), Parts I and II. Federally licensed firearms dealers used this form as an alternate record for the receipt and disposition of firearms. Because licensees rarely use Form 4473 (LV), ATF has determined that continued use of this form is unwarranted and it should be eliminated. Licensees will be required to use the standard Form 4473 for all dispositions and maintain a record of the acquisition and disposition of firearms in accordance with the regulations.
 

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