In the Federal Register for today, January 15, 2016, ATF published its Final Rule in ATF-41P, at volume 81, pages 2658 through 2723. As previously reported here, ATF posted the Final Rule to its Website on January 4, 2016. In the event of any discrepancies, the version published in the Federal Register represents the official … Continue reading Publication of the ATF-41P Final Rule
Last night around 11 PM, we broke the story of ATF’s publication of a new final rule in relation to ATF-41p. As many of our viewers know, Firearms Industry Consulting Group, a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., spearheaded the opposition to ATF-41p but what does the preamble to the final rule and the final … Continue reading 411 on the Final Rule in relation to ATF-41P
Tonight, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives published a final rule in relation to ATF-41p. You can download a copy here. While the publication is over 240 pages, a quick review suggests that ATF has gone away from its CLEO certification requirement and implemented a CLEO notification requirement. However, it will now require … Continue reading ATF Publishes Final Rule in Relation to ATF-41P
As many of our viewers are aware, we were closely following H.R. 2578, as it contained two pro-Second Amendment provision, namely Amendment 302 and Amendment 320. Amendment 302 provided “that such funds appropriated for BATF shall be available to investigate or act upon applications for relief from Federal firearms disabilities under United States Code” Amendment … Continue reading Attempt to Prevent ATF-41p and to Fund Federal Firearms Relief Through Omnibus Appropriation Bill Failed
Bechtelsville, PA.— Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., has started http://www.FightATF41p.com in order to draw awareness to the seeming imminence of ATF’s implementation of ATF 41P and to raise money to fund litigation seeking to overturn any final rule promulgated by ATF. FICG® spearheaded the opposition to ATF 41P … Continue reading FIREARMS INDUSTRY CONSULTING GROUP® PREPARES TO INITIATE LITIGATION AGAINST ATF IF ATF 41P IS IMPLEMENTED
Recently, ATF-41P’s final action date was changed from December 2015 to January 2016, prompting a lot of speculation and concern, especially in light of President Obama’s announcement of 2,224 new proposed rules, which he hopes to implement prior to his departure. As many of our viewers are aware, Firearms Industry Consulting Group® (FICG®), a division … Continue reading ATF-41P Update
When the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (“ATF”) published its notice of proposed rulemaking (“NPR”) with respect to imposing additional filing requirements for the making and transfer of firearms regulated under the National Firearms Act (“NFA”), on September 9, 2013, ATF stated that it would provide a ninety day period for public comment … Continue reading Did ATF Provide an Adequate Comment Period in ATF 41P?
On February 6, 2014, ATF “posted” 61 comments to the electronic docket at http://www.regulations.gov. These comments are numbered 8373 through 8433. With the exception of one lone comment posted on January 23, these were the first comments posted since January 16 — a period of three weeks. On February 7, 2014, ATF posted one … Continue reading ATF to “Disqualify” More than 1000 Comments Filed in ATF 41P
Firearms Industry Consulting Group (“FICG”), a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., continues to present evidence and argument to ATF in opposition to its proposed rule 41P. FICG drafted and filed a Comment on behalf of David M. Goldman (ATF-2013-0001-1899) that set forth arguments echoed in many subsequently-filed comments. FICG submitted its own Comment (ATF-2013-0001-8364 … Continue reading FICG Files Supplemental Comment in Opposition to ATF 41P
Have you confirmed that your comment is in the docket? If not, you may want to act now to ensure it is properly processed. As readers of this Blog are well aware, on September 9, 2013, ATF published a proposed rule that would restrict the ability to make and transfer firearms regulated under the National … Continue reading Was Your Voice Heard on ATF 41P?