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August 31, 2010

ATF Issues Open Letter to Firearms Importers


ATF has issued an open letter to firearms importers regarding A&D record-keeping of imported firearms (“date of importation”).  In the letter, ATF states that, “Due to questions recently raised by licensed importers, ATF believes it is necessary to precisely explain ‘date of importation’ as it is used in the GCA. The date of importation is the date a firearm is released from the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and brought into the United States.”

To view the complete letter, please click here.