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Title Description Category Document Type
ATF Quarterly Bulletin1998, Volume 4 (657 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.

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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.

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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.

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NIBIN Newsletter - March 2015 (413 KB)

At the June 2014 NIBIN User Congress in Phoenix, AZ, the NIBIN Program presented information on three major infrastructure upgrades that were in the works.

Firearms Newsletter
NIBIN Newsletter - September 2014 (458 KB)

In this issue: Update - NIBIN Security System and Upgrades; Entering Confirmed and Unconfirmed Hits in IBIS; and Backlogs - The Big "What if..."

Firearms Newsletter
All FELs-Feb2009-Open Letter-Explosives Storage Security Reminder (58 KB)

ATF would like to remind all Federal explosives licensees and permittees of the importance of security at their explosives storage sites, and we advise all industry members to take heightened security precautions in light of thefts along the Mexican border.

Explosives Report
TD-411: Technical Amendments to 27 CFR part 178 (Published: 04/09/99 – Effective: 04/09/99) (19 KB)

This Treasury decision changes the titles "Regional Director (Compliance)" to "Director of Industry Operations" and "Chief, Firearms and Explosives Licensing Center" to "Chief, National Licensing Center." It also replaces the term "region" with "division" and the term "regional counsel" with "Assistant Chief Counsel and Division Counsel." Finally, the decision replaces the words "local ATF office (compliance)" with "local ATF office." The changes are to provide clarity and uniformity throughout Title 27 Code of Federal Regulations
(CFR).

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TD-409: Delegation of Authority for ATF. (Published: 03/22/99 – Effective: 03/22/99) (76 KB)

This final rule places most ATF authorities contained in part 24, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), with the appropriate ATF officer and requires that persons
file documents required by part 24, 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 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.

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OMB Number 1140-0050.pdf (207 KB)

Description :Identification Markings Placed on Firearms– 30 day Notice – comment period ends 6-4-15.

Summary :Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has determined to rescind the exclusion orders issued in the following investigations: Certain Novelty Glasses, Inv. No. 337–TA–055, Exclusion Order (July 11, 1979); Certain Strip Lights, Inv. No. 337–TA–287, Exclusion Order (September 28, 1989) (‘‘the 287 investigation’’); and Certain Novelty Teleidoscopes, Inv. No. 337– TA–295, Exclusion Order (April 11, 1990) (‘‘the 295 investigation’’). The Commission has also modified the exclusion orders issued in the following investigations: Certain Coin-Operated Audio Visual Games and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337–TA–087, Exclusion Order (June 25, 1981) (‘‘the 087 investigation’’); Certain Coin- Operated Audio Visual Games and Components Thereof (Viz., Rally-X and PAC MAN), Inv. No. 337–TA–105, Exclusion Order (January 15, 1982) (‘‘the 105 investigation’’); and Certain Cube Puzzles, Inv. No. 337–TA–112 (‘‘the 112 investigation’’).

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OMB Number 1140-0067.pdf (196 KB)

Description :Licensed Firearms Manufacturers Records of Production, Disposition, and Supporting Data – 30 day Notice – comment period ends 4-27-15

Summary :The nonimmigrant alien information will be used to determine if a nonimmigrant alien is eligible to purchase, obtain, possess, or import a firearm.

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OMB Number 1140-0060.pdf (190 KB)

Description :Firearms Disabilities for Nonimmigrant Aliens– 30 day Notice – comment period ends 4-27-15

Summary :The nonimmigrant alien information will be used to determine if a nonimmigrant alien is eligible to purchase, obtain, possess, or import a firearm.

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OMB Number 1140-0087.pdf (189 KB)

Description :Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed eCollection; eComments Requested – Action: 30-day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: eForm Access Request.

Summary :Respondents must complete the eForm Access Request form in order to receive a user ID and password to obtain access to ATF’s eForm System. The information is used by the Government to verify the identity of the end users prior to issuing passwords.

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OMB 1140-0062-60.pdf (190 KB)

Description : Identification of Imported Explosive Materials – 60 day Notice – comment period ends 5-18-15.

Summary : The information is necessary to ensure that explosive materials can be effectively traced. All licensed importers are required to identify by marking all explosive materials they import for sale or distribution. The process provides valuable information in explosion and bombing investigations.

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OMB Number 1140-0067-60.pdf (197 KB)

Description :Agency Information Collections Other Than Forms” towards the bottom of the page using the title, “OMB Number (1140-0067) – Licensed Firearms Manufacturers Records of Production, Disposition, and Supporting Data – 60 day Notice – comment period ends March 23, 2015

Summary :The nonimmigrant alien information will be used to determine if a nonimmigrant alien is eligible to purchase, obtain, possess, or import a firearm.

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OMB Number 1140-0031-60.pdf (189 KB)

Description :Records of Acquisition and Disposition, Registered Importers of Arms, Ammunition and Implements of War on the U.S. Munitions Imports List– 60 day Notice – comment period ends 3-23-15

Summary :The records are of imported items that are on the United States Munitions Import List. The importers must register with ATF and must file an intent to import specific items as well as certify to the Bureau that the items were in fact received. The records are maintained at the registrant’s business premises where they are available for inspection by ATF officers during compliance inspections or criminal investigations.

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OMB Number 1140-0060-60.pdf (190 KB)

Description :Firearms Disabilities for Nonimmigrant Aliens– 60 day Notice – comment period ends 3-23-15.

Summary :The nonimmigrant alien information will be used to determine if a nonimmigrant alien is eligible to purchase, obtain, possess, or import a firearm.

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OMB Number 1140-0087-60.pdf (207 KB)

Description :eForm Access Request – 60 day Notice – comment period ends 3-23-15

Summary :Respondents must complete the eForm Access Request form in order to receive a user ID and password to obtain access to ATF’s eForm System. The information is used by the Government to verify the identity of the end users prior to issuing passwords.

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ATF Form 5330.20 OMB 1140-0061.pdf (194 KB)

Description :Application for Federal Firearms License –60 day Notice – comment period ends July 21, 2015

Summary :The law at 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(5)(B) makes it unlawful for any nonimmigrant alien to ship or transport in interstate commerce, or possess in or affecting commerce, any firearm, ammunition, which has been shipped or transported in interstate or foreign commerce.

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ATF Form 3310.4 OMB 1140-0003.pdf (202 KB)

Description :Proposed eCollection; eComments Requested – Action: 30-day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Report of Multiple Sale or Other Disposition of Pistols and Revolvers

Summary :The information documents certain sales or other dispositions of handguns for law enforcement purposes and determines if the buyer is involved in an unlawful activity, or is a person prohibited by law from obtaining firearms.

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ATF Form 5300.5 OMB 1140-0024.pdf (189 KB)

Description :Report of Firearms Transaction-Demand 2 – 30 day Notice – comment period ends 4-27-15

Summary :The information collection documents transactions of firearms for law enforcement purposes. ATF uses the information to determine that the transaction is in accordance with laws and regulations, and establishes the person(s) involved in the transactions.

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OMB Number 1140-0046.pdf (195 KB)

Description :Certification on Agency Letterhead Authorizing Purchase of Firearm for Official Duties of Law Enforcement Officer – 30 day Notice – comment period ends March 26, 2015.

Summary :The letter is used by a law enforcement officer to purchase handguns to be used in his/her official duties from a licensed firearm dealer anywhere in the country. The letter shall state that the officer will use the firearm in official duties and that a records check reveals that the purchasing officer has no convictions for misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence.

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ATF Form 5400.28 OMB 1140-0072.pdf (189 KB)

Description :Employee Possessor Questionnaire – 30 day Notice – comment period ends March 26, 2015.

Summary :Each employee possessor in the explosives business or operations required to ship, transport, receive, or possess (actual or constructive), explosive materials must submit this form. The form will be submitted to ATF to determine whether the person who provided the information is qualified to be an employee possessor in an explosive business.

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ATF Form 3310.4 OMB 1140-0003-60.pdf (195 KB)

Description :Report of Multiple Sale or Other Disposition of Pistols and Revolvers – 60 day Notice – comment period ends April 20, 2015

Summary :The information documents certain sales or other dispositions of handguns for law enforcement purposes and determines if the buyer is involved in an unlawful activity, or is a person prohibited by law from obtaining firearms.

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atf_form_5300.34_omb_1140-new.pdf (189 KB)

Description :Federal Firearms License Responsible Person Questionnaire – 30 day Notice – comment period ends March 5, 2015

Summary :The form will be used by the public when applying for Federal firearms license and collector of curios and relics license to facilitate a personal collection in interstate and foreign commerce. The information requested on the form will be used by ATF to determine whether the individual is qualified to be a responsible person in a firearms business or as a collector. The form will also be used to add responsible persons to existing Federal firearms licenses. (5) An estimate of

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