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.

Title Description Category Document Type
Arkansas Firearms Statutes and Codes (271 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Arizona Firearms Statutes and Codes (436 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
American Samoa Firearms Statutes and Codes (188 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Ohio Firearms Statutes and Codes (6054 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Alaska Firearms Statutes and Codes (272 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Alabama Firearms Statutes and Codes (470 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Firearms Newsletter Index (184 KB)

Last updated July 2020.

Firearms Newsletter
California Municipal Firearms Statutes and Codes - A through L (1639 KB) Firearms Guide
California Municipal Firearms Statutes and Codes - M through Z (2040 KB) Firearms Guide
Coping With Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault (ATF P 2940.1) (0 KB)

ATF Victim Witness Assistance Program brochure containing information and resources for victims.

Contact Guide
2020 Firearms Trace Data: FFL Theft/Loss Reports Matching Firearms Subsequently Recovered and Traced (16 KB)

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Resource Center Report
2020 Firearms Trace Data: Firearm Types Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (21 KB)

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Resource Center Report
2020 Firearms Trace Data: Time-to-Crime - Firearms Sourced and Recovered in the United States and Territories (130 KB)

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Resource Center Report
2020 Firearms Trace Data: Time-to-Crime - Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (18 KB)

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Resource Center Report
2020 Firearms Trace Data: Number of Firearms Sourced and Recovered in the United States and Territories (30 KB)

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Resource Center Report
2020 Firearms Trace Data: Age of Possessor - Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (18 KB)

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Resource Center Report
2020 Firearms Trace Data: Top Calibers Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (25 KB)

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Resource Center Report
2020 Firearms Trace Data: Categories Associated with Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (31 KB)

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Resource Center Report
ATF eForms 4473 User Manual (3383 KB)

This user manual is to be used by federal firearms licensees who have downloaded ATF's e4473 form. 

Firearms Guide
FY2019 MD715 Affirmative Action Plan (61 KB)

To capture agencies’ affirmative action plan for persons with disabilities and persons with targeted disabilities, EEOC regulations (29 C.F.R. § 1614.203(e)) and MD-715 require agencies to describe how their affirmative action plan will improve the recruitment, hiring, advancement, and retention of applicants and employees with disabilities.

Careers Report
nics_act_list.7-7-21.pdf (154 KB)

The NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (NIAA) requires states, as a condition of grant eligibility, to establish procedures to allow persons with disabilities relating to mental health (i.e., prohibiting mental health adjudications or involuntary commitments to a mental institution) to obtain relief from such disabilities for purposes of firearms eligibility. The 33 states in this list have qualified relief of disability programs, under 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(d)(4), (g)(4), that ATF has approved.

Firearms Guide
Disaster Preparedness for Federal Firearms Licensees (ATF P 3317.7) (753 KB)

Information for FFLs on how to establish a disaster preparedness plan and key elements to include, as well as links to other disaster preparation resources.

Firearms Guide
Important Notice to Dealers and Other Participants at Gun Shows (ATF I 5300.23A) (290 KB)
This notice applies to activities permitted at bona fide gun shows, as defined in Title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Section 478.100. Federal firearms licensees ("FFLs" or "Dealers") may only sell firearms at gun shows within the state in which their licensed premise is located. Revised June 2021.
 
Firearms Guide
2020 Explosives Incident Report - EIR (1793 KB) Resource Center Report
2020 Arson Incident Report - AIR (5300 KB) Resource Center Report
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