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f_5300._38_september_2019_with_watermark_final.pdf (823 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_5320._10_may_2017_with_watermark.pdf (257 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_5320._10_may_2017_with_watermark.pdf (257 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_5320._1_revision_june_26_2019_with_watermark.pdf (973 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_5320._20_may_2019_with_watermark.pdf (756 KB)

Application to Transport Interstate or Temporarily Export Certain National Firearms Act (NFA) Firearms - ATF Form 5320.20 (OMB Number 1140- 0010)

Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_5320._20_may_2019_with_watermark.pdf (756 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_5320._23_june_26_2019_for_with_watermark_-508.pdf (806 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_5320._23_march_27_2019_with_watermark.pdf (829 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_5320._4_revision_june_26_2019_with_watermark.pdf (917 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_5320._5_revision_june_26_2019_with_watermark.pdf (985 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_5400.5_march_2020_omb_approval_with_watermark.pdf (808 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_6330.1_august_2017_with_watermark.pdf (752 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_6a5330._3c_revision_october_2020_with_watermark.pdf (827 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_6nia_5330._3d_revision_october_2020_with_watermark.pdf.pdf (842 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_8620.28_june_2020_approved_with_watermark.pdf (816 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
f_8620.56_january_2021_with_watermark.pdf (757 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
Federal Firearms License Proceedings - Hearings (2008R-15P) Feb. 3, 2012 (65 KB)

The Department of Justice is proposing to amend the regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) regarding administrative hearings held as part of firearms license proceedings. This proposed rule clarifies that such hearings are held in an informal setting and that persons requesting a hearing will be afforded the opportunity to submit facts, arguments, offers of settlement, or proposals of adjustment for review and consideration. The proposed regulations are intended to ensure that federal firearms licensees and persons applying for a federal firearms license are familiar with the hearing process relative to the denial, suspension, or revocation of a firearms license, or imposition of a civil fine.

Firearms General Notice
Federal Firearms License Proceedings - Hearings (2008R-15P) Aug. 10, 2010 (63 KB)

The Department of Justice is proposing to amend the regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) regarding administrative hearings held as part of firearms license proceedings. This proposed rule clarifies that such hearings are held in an informal setting and that persons requesting a hearing will be afforded the opportunity to submit facts, arguments, offers of settlement, or proposals of adjustment for review and consideration. The proposed regulations are intended to ensure that federal firearms licensees and persons applying for a federal firearms license are familiar with the hearing process relative to the denial, suspension, or revocation of a firearms license, or imposition of a civil fine.

Firearms Rulemaking
Federal Firearms Licensee Firearms Inventory/Firearms in Transit Theft/Loss Report (ATF F 3310.11) (767 KB) Rules and Regulations Information Collection
Final Rule – Machineguns, Destructive Devices and Certain Other Firearms; Background Checks for Responsible Persons of a Trust or Legal Entity With Respect to Making or Transferring a Firearm (625 KB)

The Department of Justice is amending the regulations of the ATF regarding the making or transferring of a firearm under the National Firearms Act. This final rule standardizes the requirements by ensuring that responsible persons for a trust or legal entity are subject to the same identification and background check requirements as individuals. To lessen potential compliance burdens for the public and law enforcement, this final rule eliminates the requirement for a certification signed by the chief law enforcement officer (CLEO) and instead requires CLEO notification. The final rule also clarifies the definition “responsible person” for a trust or legal entity to address concerns about the definition’s scope while maintaining the important objective of ensuring background checks for relevant parties associated with a trust or legal entity.

Firearms Rulemaking
Firearms Disabilities for Certain Nonimmigrant Aliens (2001R-332P) (76 KB)

In 2002, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) published an interim final rule implementing the provision of the Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999, relating to firearms disabilities for certain nonimmigrant aliens. That regulation implemented the law by prohibiting, with certain exceptions, the sale or disposition of firearms or ammunition to, and the possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of firearms or ammunition by, nonimmigrant aliens. This final rule addresses only the nonimmigrant alien visa issue. The remaining issues raised by the 2002 interim final rule, and the public comments submitted with respect to those issues, will be addressed in a separate forthcoming rule.

Firearms Rulemaking
Florida-Oct1998-Open Letter-Permanent Provisions of the Brady Law (985 KB) The purpose of this letter is to advise Federal firearms licensees in Florida of their responsibilities under the permanent provisions of the Brady law. Firearms Open Letter
Form 9 (5320.9) (843 KB) Firearms Information Collection
Franklin Armory - Dec2019 - Open Letter - Franklin Armory Reformation Firearm (1116 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATP) has received questions from industry members and the general public regarding a new type of firearm produced by the Franklin Armory®. This 'firearm, known as the "Reformation", utilizes a barrel that is produced with straight lands and grooves. This design contrasts with conventional rifling, in which the barrel's lands and grooves are spiral or twisted, and are designed to impart a spin onto the projectile.

Firearms Open Letter
Georgia-Apr2005-Open Letter-Georgia Crime Information Center Ceases Operations as NICS Point of Contact (36 KB)
The purpose of this letter is to inform you that on July 1, 2005, the Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) will cease to operate as the point of contact (POC) for the National Instant Background Check (NICS) program, and to further advise you of the affect these changes may have on firearms transactions conducted under your Federal firearms license.
Firearms Open Letter
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