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Title 27Chapter IISubchapter BPart 478


TITLE 27—Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms

CHAPTER II—BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS, AND EXPLOSIVES, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

SUBCHAPTER B—FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION

PART 478—COMMERCE IN FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION

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Subpart A—INTRODUCTION

§478.1
Scope of regulations.
§478.2
Relation to other provisions of law.
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Subpart B—DEFINITIONS

§478.11
Meaning of terms.
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Subpart C—ADMINISTRATIVE AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

§478.21
Forms prescribed.
§478.22
Alternate methods or procedures; emergency variations from requirements.
§478.23
Right of entry and examination.
§478.24
Compilation of State laws and published ordinances.
§478.25
Disclosure of information.
§478.25a
Responses to requests for information.
§478.26
Curio and relic determination.
§478.27
Destructive device determination.
§478.28
Transportation of destructive devices and certain firearms.
§478.29
Out-of-State acquisition of firearms by nonlicensees.
§478.29a
Acquisition of firearms by nonresidents.
§478.30
Out-of-State disposition of firearms by nonlicensees.
§478.31
Delivery by common or contract carrier.
§478.32
Prohibited shipment, transportation, possession, or receipt of firearms and ammunition by certain persons.
§478.33
Stolen firearms and ammunition.
§478.33a
Theft of firearms.
§478.34
Removed, obliterated, or altered serial number.
§478.35
Skeet, trap, target, and similar shooting activities.
§478.36
Transfer or possession of machine guns.
§478.37
Manufacture, importation and sale of armor piercing ammunition.
§478.38
Transportation of firearms.
§478.39
Assembly of semiautomatic rifles or shotguns.
§478.39a
Reporting theft or loss of firearms.
§478.40
Manufacture, transfer, and possession of semiautomatic assault weapons.
§478.40a
Transfer and possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices.
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Subpart D—LICENSES

§478.41
General.
§478.42
License fees.
§478.43
License fee not refundable.
§478.44
Original license.
§478.45
Renewal of license.
§478.46
Insufficient fee.
§478.47
Issuance of license.
§478.48
Correction of error on license.
§478.49
Duration of license.
§478.50
Locations covered by license.
§478.51
License not transferable.
§478.52
Change of address.
§478.53
Change in trade name.
§478.54
Change of control.
§478.55
Continuing partnerships.
§478.56
Right of succession by certain persons.
§478.57
Discontinuance of business.
§478.58
State or other law.
§478.59
Abandoned application.
§478.60
Certain continuances of business.
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Subpart E—LICENSE PROCEEDINGS

§478.71
Denial of an application for license.
§478.72
Hearing after application denial.
§478.73
Notice of revocation, suspension, or imposition of civil fine.
§478.74
Request for hearing after notice of suspension, revocation, or imposition of civil fine.
§478.75
Service on applicant or licensee.
§478.76
Representation at a hearing.
§478.77
Designated place of hearing.
§478.78
Operations by licensee after notice.
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Subpart F—CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

§478.91
Posting of license.
§478.92
How must licensed manufacturers and licensed importers identify firearms, armor piercing ammunition, and large capacity ammunition feeding devices?
§478.93
Authorized operations by a licensed collector.
§478.94
Sales or deliveries between licensees.
§478.95
Certified copy of license.
§478.96
Out-of-State and mail order sales.
§478.97
Loan or rental of firearms.
§478.98
Sales or deliveries of destructive devices and certain firearms.
§478.99
Certain prohibited sales or deliveries.
§478.100
Conduct of business away from licensed premises.
§478.101
Record of transactions.
§478.102
Sales or deliveries of firearms on and after November 30, 1998.
§478.103
Posting of signs and written notification to purchasers of handguns.
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Subpart G—IMPORTATION

§478.111
General.
§478.112
Importation by a licensed importer.
§478.113
Importation by other licensees.
§478.113a
Importation of firearm barrels by nonlicensees.
§478.114
Importation by members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
§478.115
Exempt importation.
§478.116
Conditional importation.
§478.117
Function outside a customs territory.
§478.118
Importation of certain firearms classified as curios or relics.
§478.119
Importation of ammunition feeding devices.
§478.120
Firearms or ammunition imported by or for a nonimmigrant alien.
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Subpart H—RECORDS

§478.121
General.
§478.122
Records maintained by importers.
§478.123
Records maintained by manufacturers.
§478.124
Firearms transaction record.
§478.124a
Firearms transaction record in lieu of record of receipt and disposition.
§478.125
Record of receipt and disposition.
§478.125a
Personal firearms collection.
§478.126
Furnishing transaction information.
§478.126a
Reporting multiple sales or other disposition of pistols and revolvers.
§478.127
Discontinuance of business.
§478.128
False statement or representation.
§478.129
Record retention.
§478.131
Firearms transactions not subject to a NICS check.
§478.132
Dispositions of semiautomatic assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices to law enforcement officers for official use and to employees or contractors of nuclear facilities.
§478.133
Records of transactions in semiautomatic assault weapons.
§478.134
Sale of firearms to law enforcement officers.
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Subpart I—EXEMPTIONS, SEIZURES, AND FORFEITURES

§478.141
General.
§478.142
Effect of pardons and expunctions of convictions.
§478.143
Relief from disabilities incurred by indictment.
§478.144
Relief from disabilities under the Act.
§478.145
Research organizations.
§478.146
Deliveries by mail to certain persons.
§478.147
Return of firearm.
§478.148
Armor piercing ammunition intended for sporting or industrial purposes.
§478.149
Armor piercing ammunition manufactured or imported for the purpose of testing or experimentation.
§478.150
Alternative to NICS in certain geographical locations.
§478.151
Semiautomatic rifles or shotguns for testing or experimentation.
§478.152
Seizure and forfeiture.
§478.153
Semiautomatic assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices manufactured or imported for the purposes of testing or experimentation.
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Subpart J—[RESERVED]

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Subpart K—EXPORTATION

§478.171
Exportation.


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