Tag: legal

New NFA Trust Rules Go Into Effect July 13, 2016

New NFA Trust Rules Go Into Effect July 13, 2016

| January 25, 2016 | 2 Comments

The ATF published 41F on January 15th. This means that the new rules for NFA Trusts will go into effect on July 13th. Any application submitted before July 13 will be processed under the old rules. I helped several people submit Form 1s recently, and I am sure the ATF is swamped with applications. I […]

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Obama’s Executive Orders, ATF 41F and the Impact on NFA Trusts

Obama’s Executive Orders, ATF 41F and the Impact on NFA Trusts

| January 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

We have been watching “41P,” the ATF’s proposal to change NFA trusts. Despite significant comments from the public, the ATF has decided to roll out some changes. New requirements under 41F (what 41P will be named after it is enacted): Each responsible party in a trust must provide proof of citizenship, or a certification that a […]

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Challenging the Machine Gun Ban

Challenging the Machine Gun Ban

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sometimes beauracracy works in your favor. The ATF ruled that trusts were not people. I am not sure why they decided this, perhaps it was to circumvent due process afforded citizens. Anyway, 18 USC 922(o) states that : (o) (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), it shall be unlawful for any person to transfer or possess […]

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