NEWTOWN, Conn –-(Ammoland.com)- The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, has three NSSF Retailer Education Seminars scheduled in Texas this month: April 15 and 16 2014 in Houston and April 22 2014 in San Antonio.
NSSF encourages all firearms retailers in the region to register to attend one of these five-hour seminars designed to help FFL holders stay in compliance and protect their livelihood.
Seminars will cover:
- Regulatory Requirements
- How to Recognize and Deter Straw Purchases
- Error Proofing Your 4473
- Acquisition and Disposition Book Ins and Outs
- Security of Inventory
- NICS Services to FFLs
- Understanding the NICS Process
- When You Are Inspected — The ATF Inspection Process
- Sales at Gun Shows
- NICS Background Check on Non-U.S. Citizens
A Q&A session will follow.
All attendees will receive an NSSF Retailer Education Kit that includes a number of compliance tools and materials, including a 4473 Overlay, articles on how to pass an inspection with flying colors and a Don't Lie for the Other Guy straw purchase prevention kit.
These seminars are free to NSSF members and $100 per person for non-members.
NSSF has 12 Retailer Education Seminars planned this year and encourages all FFLs in these regions to attend:
- April 15: Houston, Texas (North)
- April 16: Houston, Texas (South)
- April 22: San Antonio, Texas
- May 13: Phoenix, Ariz.
- May 20: Jacksonville, Fla.
- June 24: Bloomington, Ill.
- June 26: Indianapolis, Ind.
- July 22: Charlotte, N.C.
- Aug. 12: Pittsburgh, Pa.
- Aug. 19: Springfield, Mass.
- Sept. 9: Denver, Colo.
- Sept. 16: Portland, Ore.
Register at nssf.org/retailers/seminars.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearms industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 10,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen's organizations and publishers. For more information, log on to www.nssf.org.