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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
2014 USBDC Explosive Incident Report (1969 KB)

The Annual Explosives Incident Report (EIR) reviews bombing and explosives related incidents and threats from data reported to the United States Bomb Data Center (USBDC) through the Bomb Arson Tracking System (BATS).

Explosives Report
2015 Report on Firearms Commerce in the U.S. (1176 KB)

This is the 2015 Annual Statistical Update on Firearms Commerce in the United States. (This publication has been updated to correct 2013 firearms manufactured total in Exhibit 1.)

About Report
2015 Summary: Firearms Reported Lost and Stolen (853 KB)

2015 Summary: Firearms Reported Lost and Stolen

Firearms Report
2015 USBDC Arson Incident Report (3308 KB)

The annual Arson Incident Report (AIR) reviews arson-related incidents from data reported to the United States Bomb Data Center (USBDC) through the Bomb Arson Tracking System (BATS).

Arson Report
2015_usbdc_explosive_incident_report.pdf (1490 KB)

The annual Explosives Incident Report (EIR) reviews bombing and explosvies related incident and threat from information reported to the United States Bomb Data Center through the Bomb Arson Tracking System (BATS).
 

Rules and Regulations Report
2016 Explosives Incident Report (1975 KB)
2016 Explosives Indicident Report (EIR)
Explosives Report
2017 Arson Incident Report (AIR) (3886 KB)
2017 Arson Incident Report (AIR)
Resource Center Report
2017 Explosives Incident Report (EIR) (1530 KB)
2017 Annual Explosives Incident Report
Resource Center Report
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
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
Advisory Opinion on Licensing for Certain Gun Show Sellers (778 KB)
This letter provides additional guidance on licensing for persons engaged in selling firearms at in-state gun shows.
Firearms Guide
AG Order No. 3342-2012 (200 KB)

Authorization to Seize Property Involved in Drug Offenses for Administrative Forfeiture - The Department of Justice is amending its regulations to allow the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to exercise, for a one-year period following the effective date of this rule, the authority to seize and administratively forfeit property involved in controlled substance offenses.

Resource Center Report
AG Order No. 3421-2014 (223 KB)

Authorization To Seize Property Involved in Drug Offenses for Administrative Forfeiture - The Department of Justice is amending its regulations to extend the trial period during which the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) may exercise, for an additional one-year period following the effective date of this rule, the authority under the United States Code to seize and administratively forfeit property involved in controlled substance offenses.
 

Resource Center Report
AG Strange Announces 30-Year Sentence for Attempted Murder of State Trooper (143 KB)

(MONTGOMERY) –Attorney General Luther Strange announced the sentencing of a woman in Perry County for attempted murder of a state trooper. Janice Green, also known as Janice Ford or Janice Billingsley, was found guilty by a jury in December of 2014. Today she was sentenced to serve 30 years in prison. Upon completion of this sentence, she is to serve 78 months for a related federal gun charge. She currently is incarcerated in the Bibb County Jail.

News Report
Age of Possessor - Firearms Recovered and Traced in the United States and Territories (19 KB) About Report
Alabama Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1589 KB)

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

About Report
alabama051017.pdf (60 KB)

May 2017 Location of Abandoned/Unclaimed property by state.

Resource Center Report
Alaska Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1966 KB)

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

About Report
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
Arizona Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1457 KB)

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

About Report
Arkansas Firearms Trace Data – 2014 (1892 KB)

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

About 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 10F (110 KB)

The Department of Justice is amending the regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (‘‘ATF’’) to clarify that the term ‘‘propellant actuated device’’ does not include hobby rocket motors or rocket-motor reload kits consisting of or containing ammonium perchlorate composite propellant (‘‘APCP’’), black powder, or other similar low explosives.

Explosives Report
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