Background Checks for Responsible Persons Effective July 13 2016
On January 4, 2016, the Attorney General signed ATF Final Rule 41F, 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, amending the regulations regarding the making or transferring of a firearm under the National Firearms Act (NFA).
The goal of the final rule is to ensure that the identification and background check requirements apply equally to individuals, trusts, and legal entities who apply to make or receive NFA firearms.
PLEASE NOTE: Final Rule 41F becomes effective JULY 13, 2016. All applications, including those submitted by individuals, received with a postmark of July 13, 2016 or later will be processed according to the specifications of 41F.
How Does Final Rule 41F Change Current NFA Regulations? Who is a Responsible Person? What Do NFA Trust or Legal Entity Applicants Affected by the Change Need to Know? Related Resources Related Research and Background Information Contact Information
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