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 descending Description Category Document Type
National Tracing Center – Information for Law Enforcement Agencies (ATF P 3312.7) (200 KB)
What is the National Tracing Center Division (NTC)? The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' (ATF) National Tracing Center Division (NTC) is the only organization authorized to trace U.S. and foreign manufactured firearms for international, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. 
Firearms Guide
Nebraska Firearms Statutes and Codes (337 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Nebraska Firearms Trace Data - 2014 (1755 KB) This brochure contains trace data from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014. About ATF Report
netf-et-advisory-public.pdf (298 KB) Baltimore Field Division Joint Press Release - Public Advisory on Exploding Targets (May 29, 2015) News Report
Nevada Firearms Statutes and Codes (368 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Nevada Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1717 KB)

This brochure contains trace data related information from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014.

About ATF Report
New Hampshire Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1491 KB)

This brochure contains trace data related information from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014.

About ATF Report
New Hampshire State Laws and Published Ordinances (382 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
New Jersey Firearms Statutes and Codes (714 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
New Jersey Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1493 KB)

This brochure contains trace data related information from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014.

About ATF Report
New Mexico Firearms Statutes and Codes (377 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
New Mexico Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1469 KB)

This brochure contains trace data related information from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014.

About ATF Report
New York Firearms Statutes and Codes (964 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
New York Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1742 KB)

This brochure contains trace data related information from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014.

About ATF Report
newyork051017.pdf (59 KB) May 2017 Location of Abandoned/Unclaimed property by state. Resource Center Report
NFA Advisory to FFLs - Scams Using Fraudulent or Manipulated NFA Registration Documents (22 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is advising the public to be aware of fraudulent National Firearms Act (NFA) tax registration forms being used to sell NFA firearms. Some individuals are presenting altered NFA Form 4’s to prospective buyers in order to obtain a deposit, but never deliver the firearms.

Firearms Report
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
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
North Carolina Firearms Statutes and Codes (683 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
North Carolina Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1977 KB)

This brochure contains trace data related information from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014.

About ATF Report
North Dakota Firearms Statutes and Codes (433 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
North Dakota Firearms Trace Data - 2014 (1600 KB) This brochure contains trace data related information from January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014. About ATF Report
Northern Mariana Islands Firearms Statutes and Codes (392 KB)

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

Firearms Guide
Notice 2014R-15N - ATF Framework for Determining Whether Certain Projectiles are Primarily Intended for Sporting Purposes (444 KB)

ATF Framework for Determining Whether Certain Projectiles are ‘Primarily Intended for Sporting Purposes’ Within the Meaning of 18 U.S.C. 921(a)(17)(C). Comments are due on or before March 16, 2015.

Resource Center Report
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