On January 13, 2023, the Attorney General signed ATF final rule 2021R-08F, “Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached ‘Stabilizing Braces” amending ATF’s regulations to clarify when a rifle…
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Armed citizens have reportedly thwarted at least 12 instances of crime by use of a gun in August and September only. These plotted crimes and attacks were stopped mainly by a licensed firearm holder firing their gun or simply showing it to the attacker.
When law enforcers come across firearms at a place of crime, they most likely would want to find out more about the gun’s origin. To do this, they can make a firearm trace request by filling ATF Form 3312.1 or through the online tracking system, eTrace.
As the latest federal rules to track “ghost guns” take effect in the U.S, police in Minnesota are dealing with the increasing number of shootings in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
When an FFL receives a NICS response, they need to process it, update Form 4473 and ascertain whether he can proceed with the firearm transfer. To avoid getting your firearms business at risk, you need to understand all the NICS responses to act appropriately.
NICS background check responses are legally valid for up to 30 days, giving FFLs and their customers sufficient time to complete a transaction. Transferring a firearm more than 30 days after the background check is regarded as a willful violation under Biden’s zero-tolerance policy and could cost your license.