ATF ‘Frame or Receiver’ Final Rule Corrections Posted Today

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ATF has posted the following corrections to the Final Rule which appeared in the Federal Register on April 26, 2022. IMG Jim Grant

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- ATF has posted the following corrections to the Final Rule which appeared in the Federal Register on April 26, 2022. The Final Rule, with these corrections, is effective in two days, August 24, 2022. This set of updates provides technical corrections to the Final Rule.

1. On page 24735, in the first column, the definition of “Importer’s or manufacturer’s serial number” is corrected by removing the last word “firearm” and adding in its place the words “frame or receiver”.

2. On page 24735, in the seventh line of the second column, the definition of “Privately made firearm (PMF)” is corrected in the parenthetical at the end by adding the words “or remade” after the word “remanufactured”.

3. On page 24735, in the third column, § 478.12 is corrected by revising paragraph (a)(1) and the second sentence in paragraph (a)(3) to read as follows: § 478.12 [Corrected]

(a) * * *(1) The term “frame” means the part of a handgun, or variants thereof, that provides housing or a structure for the component (i.e., sear or equivalent) designed to hold back the hammer, striker, bolt, or similar primary energized component prior to initiation of the firing sequence, even if pins or other attachments are required to connect such component (i.e., sear or equivalent) to the housing or structure.* * * * *

(3) * * * For example, an AK-type firearm with a short stock (i.e., pistol grip) is a pistol variant of an AK-type rifle, an AR-type firearm with a short stock (i.e., pistol grip) is a pistol variant of an AR-type rifle, and a revolving cylinder shotgun is a shotgun variant of a revolver.* * * * *

4. On page 24736, in the second column, § 478.12(a)(4)(iv) is corrected at the end of the paragraph by removing the words “energized component ( i.e., sear or equivalent)” and adding in their place the words “sear or equivalent component”.

5. On page 24739, in the third column, in line 3, § 478.12(d) is corrected by removing the word “energized” and adding in its place the words “sear or equivalent”.

6. On page 24741, in the first column, § 478.12(f)(2) is corrected at the end of the last sentence by removing “[date of publication of the rule]” and adding in its place “April 26, 2022”. § 478.92 [Corrected]

7. On page 24741, in the third column, in line 2, § 478.92(a)(1)(iii) is corrected by removing the words “primary energized” and adding in their place the words “sear or equivalent”. § 478.125 [Corrected]

8. On page 24746, in the first column, § 478.125(i) is corrected at the end of the first sentence by removing the words “as required by this part” and adding in their place “within the timeframe required by paragraph (e) of this section for firearms”.

9. On page 24747, in the first column, amendatory instruction 18c for § 479.11 is corrected to read “c. Add in alphabetical order definitions for “Privately made firearm (PMF)” and “Readily”;”. The correctly added definition of “Privately made firearm (PMF)” reads as follows: § 479.11 [Corrected]* * * * *

Privately made firearm (PMF). The term “privately made firearm (PMF)” shall have the same meaning as in § 478.11 of this subchapter.* * * * *§ 479.102 [Corrected]

10. On page 24747, in the third column, § 479.102(a)(3) is corrected by redesignating paragraphs (a)(3)(A), (B), and (C) as paragraphs (a)(3)(i), (ii), and (iii).

11. On page 24748, in the first column, § 479.102(a)(6) is corrected in the first sentence by adding “, as a manufacturer,” in between the words “You” and “shall”.

12. On page 24748, in the second column, § 479.102(b)(3) is corrected by redesignating paragraphs (b)(3)(A), (B), and (C) as paragraphs (b)(3)(i), (ii), and (iii).


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Wolf44

24735 pages of bullshit. Why the hell does it take that many pages to put the foot in our asses? I must be dumb because I just think there are too many hands in the pudding. As I read some of the comments, NOVEMBER IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!!!

USMC0351Grunt

The Constitution is written on ONE PAGE. Let that sink in!

GomeznSA

USMC – and it is in cursive no less. Hmm – perhaps that is why so many of the leftists have so much trouble reading it and comprehending what it says.

grant

Dear AFT,
November is Coming,
F___ Y__!

Ope

Yo!

Wild Bill

This November’s elections will not stop the alphabet agencies because they belong to the executive branch. But a change of Senate and House would let them have intrusive oversight of the agencies and legislation prepared for when the executive does change.

TNJEWBOY

The House of Representatives needs to cut off the funding.

Wild Bill

Yeah!!! The power of the purse strings. Of course, cutting off funding for agencies would not effect current appropriations, but would catch up the the agencies, as time went on.

Good thought, TN.

Oldman

Why don’t we just cut off all funding? The surest way to bring this crap to a head is to refuse to pay anymore income tax until our government represents us; We the People! I don’t pay much income tax because I have little and am living on a fixed income., but I sure could use the little tax I pay because of the current Socialist agenda under Lets go Brandon.

Wild Bill

That is a way. That is, also, why the Biden regime is putting on 87,000 gun toting IRS agents.
If you buy a surplus of canned vegetables and canned meat, it won’t be long until you are the richest man in town.

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Oldman

That is right Bill! As my kids were growing up, I always told them that if they had a million dollars and a farmer down the road had only one carrot left in his field, that he wouldn’t part with it for that million bucks. The old adage; A bird in hand is worth two in the bush holds true to this day.

Wild Bill

Brother, you are welcome here any time!

Tionico

maybe some of us will then get to “meet” some of the 87,000 new ARMED IRS agents Dopey Joey is setting up to harrass us and eat out our substance.

Russn8r
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MICHAELANGELO

Dummy please get lost

Russn8r

Don’t bet the farm.

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Russn8r

Biden’s unpopularity & the generic R lead in house & sen are FALLING due to RINOs like OZ & McConnell evading 2 key issues: Invasion, crime. Partly due to Trump picking celebs like OZ instead of brave conservatives like Kathy Barnette. RINOs like Harold H said only a “moderate” like Oz could beat comrade Fetterman, so they smeared Kathy. Oz is down over 10 pts & falling.

While it looks ever more impossible to take sen, maybe house too, chatroom commandos think activism = posting 24/7.

At least USMC ran for precinct cap. Kudos!

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/tucker-carlson-bidens-unpopularity-democrats-still-chance-holding-congress-november

MICHAELANGELO

You put the D in Dummy

Gdubb

These gov’t agencies obviously have way too much time and money on their hands

USMC0351Grunt

Because WE ALLOW IT!

Bubba

In lies the problem.

3%er

Bubba, I absolutely agree with both of you.

Wild Bill

And now we will have 87,000 more IRS agents with too much time on their hands.

Tionico

OUR money.. don’t forget that bit

Montana454Casull

Hope you all stocked up on 80%s without serial numbers . FJB and the ATF , DOJ and FBI . They are all a major crime syndicate that are unconstitutional . The real criminals are members of these alphabet soup agencies . Ruby ridge and Waco Texas are proof these people are government sponsored THUGS !

CourageousLion

Actually, I think this gets to the crux of the matter.https://courageouslion380.substack.com/p/problem-psychopathic-control-freaks

TNJEWBOY

Great blog. I just posted a few of your pieces on Gab

Russn8r

Excellent. Reposted. Available on Archive.org
Your edition may be worth $100.
https://archive.org/details/politicalponerol0000obac

MICHAELANGELO

Dummy of all DUMMIES!!

CourageousLion

And the words SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED have been corrected to the following: “A well-regulated population being necessary to the security of a police state, the right of the Government to seize and destroy arms shall not be infringed.” The NEW 2nd Amendment of the amended US Bill of Rights… (sorry, we no longer follow “proper procedure” for amending those pain in the rear listed rights) A well regulated militia being necessary for the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed EXCEPT: You are buying the firearms for… Read more »

Wild Bill

Very thorough!

USMC0351Grunt

DAMMIT! Now I have to change the 5,000 T-Shirt order I just put in….

“AUG 24th, 2022, the NEW INDEPENDANCE DAY,
Where We. The People
grew a set of balls and said,
ENOUGH!”

Wild Bill

Most humorous!

Russn8r

Also,
EXCEPT if “LEOs” murdered you.

MICHAELANGELO

What a DUMMY!!!

Vince

ATF, still NO!

john

Another example of how corrupt the federal government really is under democratic control. The elite continue push the United States towards socialism.Their real agenda is “Marxism” the tools the alphabet agencies that are now controlled by the deep state.

UncleT

You’re kidding, right? Republicans are just as bad. Trump told the ATF to ban bumpstocks and wanted other gun control measure that are like the ones Dems are passing now and trying to pass. From Reagan’s Hughe’s Amendment to Trump’s Take the Guns First Due Process later Both parties are crushing the #2A…. Don’t let the GOP off the hook. They want gun control as well.

Ope

UncleT, I really don’t consider RINO scum Republicans. Those are the SOB’s in lock step with the gun grabbing socialists scum. They are also the biggest threat to our republic.

UncleT

So, Reagan and Trump are Rinos?

Did you know Richard Nixon wanted to ban all hand guns during his term?

Maybe it isn’t the Rinos and maybe it’s just the Republican Party, period?

Ope

Of course their not RINO’s. Take a look at the Cornyn led (RINO) scumbags that voted for that”do something” bullshit) Tell me what you see? Reagan and Trump are the best presidents in this country’s history. It’s not the Republican Party!

CourageousLion

So the Hughes amendment and the banning of bumpstocks and the support of red flag laws wasn’t a typical gun control fanatic response?

Ope

I remember what Nixon said about firearms in a speech back in early ‘71.

Ope

…or maybe it was ‘72.

Wild Bill

The problem is that the elites are so separated from us. They know not our lives or livelihood. The elites use their government positions to benefit themselves and people that live like them.
I’m thinking that the only real solution is to run for election ourselves, if we want to preserve out way of life.

CourageousLion
USMC0351Grunt

I ran and got elected. Only a County Precinct Chairman, but HEY! I got into the mix!

Wild Bill

Outstanding. Run for school board next!!

Wild Bill

My dear old mom always called him “Richard Shithouse Nixon”.

CourageousLion

Maybe…

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DarthKur

That’s it precisely. They are all equally worthless. The sooner we all realize this the sooner we take things back that have been stolen from us.

Wild Bill

Ban political parties and machine politics!
If one wants to run for office let them put their resume on line.

USMC0351Grunt

This still falls back on the apathy of WE, The People.

Wild Bill

What were the other gun control measures that Trump allegedly wanted?

USMC0351Grunt

When are WE going to see, WE, THE PEOPLE back in charge of this nation?

Wild Bill

It might take a while because we are amateurs at being in charge of this nation. The professionals comprise a long litany of corrupt people stretching from our time back in history to before the Constitution.

One of the earliest that I have discovered was a New Yorker, named George Clinton, who built and developed one of the first political machines. Tammany Hall is famous, and more recently the Dodd family (who based the GCA on a Nazi statute), the Bush family, the Clintons, Obama, and Biden etc.

USMC0351Grunt

Realize that both Presidents were fed bad advice, MANY times prior to making many judgement calls.

UncleT

I refuse to accept that excuse. The Presidents have a guide to go by and that’s the Constitution of the United States of America. They chose tyranny over Liberty. Not acceptable. And for people to make excuses for thie behavior is the problem…

Wild Bill

Maybe both presidents were fed bad advice about the Constitution.

UncleT

Oh, give me a break. Ignorance of the law is no excuse, right, remember? Why are you defending the corrupt? Wake up dude… Both parties have been screwing us for over a century. That’s just a fact.

Wild Bill

When Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr wrote that he was referring to criminal statutes, not the Constitution. But it is true that the parties have been corrupting our Constitutional Republic system since the very beginning.
That is a big reason why the southern states wanted to return to a confederated government.

john

I am not kidding not all republicans are not just as bad. The elite want gun control read their message in Agenda 2030

Orion

when did Trump seek anything like HR 1808? He never did, only your flimsy bumpstocks.

UncleT

this doesn’t count? He tried to pass the same things they’re passing today and still trying to pass. Remember in November 2019, Trump’s ATF Said NO to Vertical Grips on AR Pistols Bump stocks, AA-12 shotguns, Trump supports Universal Background Checks, raising the age to 21 for ALL gun sales, Supports Red Flag laws that destroys the Bill Of Rights, wants to stop 3-D printing for homemade Firearms and supports the TAPS Act that also destroys due process that he demanded during his impeachment ( rightly so, I might add) and THE BILL OF RIGHTS….. National Defense Authorization Act for… Read more »

Orion

your wrong…. again. 1) vertical grips on 26″ OAL firearms are still good. yes, pending rules may change that condition but that…is solely under the guidance of Biden and his atf, not Trump’s. and FYI: vertical grips on sub- 26″ guns have been restricted under NFA regs for decades. 2) Universal Background Checks: once WLP and the NRA educated Trump on the pitfalls of UBCs and how it would need a national registry, he pulled back his support on the issue. 3) he did the same with his initial support of any federal Red Flag law once he was made… Read more »

UncleT

Sure, you go with that….You have evidence of any of what you said? Where is it Trump said he ever made a mistake supporting those issues? That goes against Trump’s ego to admit he was wrong about anything…He’s still pushing and bragging about the jabs he Warped Speed into your arms… .

Orion

his statements are out there when you look. of course, your erich pratt and his GOA hope you wont search for truth, they thrive on ignorance and devision. their whiny posts against the NRA while under the original founders direction like it’s where they are today, show this to be true. yeah, WLP has too many suits but he changed the NRA for the better.
anti-2A libs can no longer ignore our community and ram unjust legislation thru like days past and you can thank the NRA and its ILA for being the 800 lb gorilla.

CourageousLion

They fulfilled their agenda years ago…read and weep.
https://courageouslion380.substack.com/p/communism-american-style

USMC0351Grunt

First of all, Bruen prevents the ATF or ANY agency or Department of Whatever The Hell from making law, therefore all of this gobble-de-gook is wholy void as well as unconstitutional.

The countersuits in the many gross violations of our RIGHTS, bundled by Treble Damages in the torts against these bureacracies would be tremendous!

This also means ANY & ALL agents whose fingerprints are on your case from the very beginning to the very end also fall!

Also, for your viewing pleasure;

https://www.mtsu.edu/f 887irst-amendment/article/1027/vagueness

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swmft

problem is WE have to take back OUR rights …even with scotus rulings they step even further past the line they have been over for 100 years running for full control…this ends with bloodshed they wont listen to court they have proven that

Boz

FATF

Bobtail

Can we get a lawyer to translate that government bullshit?

Wild Bill

Probably need a legal team. I could be wrong.

CourageousLion

They would have to take a 6 week refresher course.

USMC0351Grunt

Or ALL law enforcement must first become lawyers prior to obtaining a badge?

Russn8r

No, but require at least 100 IQ, a conscience, honor, courage enough to say NO to unconscionable orders & laws- and STAND UP to scumbags who say yes to those laws & orders instead of covering for them, at least one college course in natural rights covering Magna Carta, Jan Hus, Wyclif, Luther, Philippe de Mornay, Locke, Bastiat, Mayhew, the American Revolution, the founding fathers, etc.

MICHAELANGELO

Super Dumb!!

Tionico

No, but I have a solution to the whole mess:

a match.

ashort

What the F’ does any of that mean, to any of us that have no freaken idea WTF that means.I know y’all think it is all black and white with no grey lines. I guess I am just dumb, but hear is a message to Congress and the AFT November is right around the corner, and like I & others say, “WE THE PEOPLE SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED”!!!!

Bobtail

No shit. I guess we all have to be lawyers just to stay on the legal side. Well phuck that. I’m just going to ignore this bullshit.

USMC0351Grunt

Why wait until November if the HIGH CRIMES are being commitrd right now?

Orion

lol… you’ve never heard of the USC (US Code)? the CFR ( code of federal regulations)??
copies are found in any law library and most quailty city libraries as well. it’s not that difficult.

Alan in NH

Well Thank you very much. This explains everything clear as day.

Arizona

BATFE has no legal authority to alter or redefine words as used in statute. Further, the US gov is specifically prohibited from infringing in citizens’ ownership, choice of and use of firearms, unless that use creates a victim.

They can suck a bag of phalluses.

Son of Waylon

We (us) or (society)¥£€
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To negotiate a abolishment ~€*
This (term) of unconstitutional ruling(B.S.)
“@&$(;;/7653457754533€€££%!!!!

Wild Bill

Why does Congress and the president give these agencies any rule making authority at all?

USMC0351Grunt

Because THEY are pretending that they have that authority? C’mon man! Play along! You don’t want ole Corn Pop coming after you. He’s a bad dude!

Wild Bill

That is most humorous!

Tionico

the TRUTH is they cannot and do not. BUT the two bit gummit agencies love the power and control and swelled heads, so they take on that illegal role in spite of the US COnstitution, which grants ALL power to make law to the Congress alone. It thus falls to US to halt this charade. One might add “by any means necessary”.

GomeznSA

Wild – I suspect you already know the answer but just in case, those agencies ‘run’ by unelected bureaucrats simply ‘take’ it upon themselves to add rules/regulations to further what they perceive as their ‘mission’. Unfortunately those rules/regulations end up having the force of law once they are codified into the code of federal regulations. IOW CONgress just lets them subvert the law making process. IMHO it is because they are simply too lazy to actually do their job as mandated by the Constitution.

Wild Bill

Correctamundo!!

nrringlee

This is your federal government at work. They chase their tails in bureaucratic word mazes while Rome burns. Nothing herein will prevent one violent criminal from getting ahold of a weapon and using it with malice aforethought. Criminals are dissuaded from criminal behavior by consequences. Public hanging. My grandmother witnessed a public hanging in Sydney, Australia in 1893. She was 6 at the time. She never had so much as a parking ticket in all of her long and Godly life. Consequences.

USMC0351Grunt

We actually do need to bring back public hangings. Starting with ANYONE that violates OUR RIGHTS!

Wild Bill

Yes, add to the oath that federal employees take … the words … on pain of death!

Patriot Solutions

Where is ATF in the US Constitution and upon what founding era historical precedent does ATF base it’s existance and authority on?

Ive read the US Constitution as brief as it is and nowhere does it even mention an ATF.

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USMC0351Grunt

It’s right there at the very beginning of the Constitution under, “We, The Spineless and Apathetic People”, whom choose to remain complacent and apathetic to allowing the over-bloated, tyrannical government to dictate to US rather than WE CONTROL AND LIMIT OUR GOVERNMENT, and DICTATE TO THEM, because WE are usually only ONE PERSON and have to paint the garage this weekend… Or whatever other lame bullshit excuses WE can come up with as an excercse to NOT step up to the plate to MAINTAIN AND DEFEND OUR CONSTITUTION, OUR GOVERNMENT and to PROTECT WE, THE PEOPLE THAT CANNOT PROTECT THEMSELVES!… Read more »

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Wild Bill

Article I, sections 8, clause 1. US Constitution.

ATF was created by a memo from Sec. Treas creating a group, from all his other tax collectors, that collects taxis related to Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

As to historical, remember all those guys that made moonshine and were always on guard against the revenuers? Those revenuers were the beginning of BATFE.

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Tionico

YUP. And NOwhere does the Constitution give any agency any authority over A, T , or F. Not there, folks.

Wild Bill

Correct, just the taxing of commercial transactions.

GomeznSA

Tio – and no where are any bureaucratic agencies nor their appointed heads, given authority or power to make laws. Instead they ‘create’ rules and regulations – and the wimps in CONgress do not stop them by cutting off or restricting their funding.

pigpen51

There are certainly a lot of comments on this topic. And the opinions are all over the place, but mostly they are against the BATFE, and against the Dems, and some are against the Republicans too. Some think that Regan and Trump are somehow different, or that Trump is different alone. And that Nixon was the devil himself. We must remember that Nixon was actually an SOB, but the time that he was from was not really a time when people were that concerned with the carry of personal firearms for protections. Sure some people thought about it, and got… Read more »

Orion

remember the tremendous outcry for banning all modern semi auto rifles after the LV massacre? trump could have gone after the host weapons used in las vegas as dems demanded but …he chose to target the devices used to replicate FA fire instead. that showed great restraint and something too many dont understand or want to acknowledge.

Stag

The mental gymnastics you use to justify infringement is mind boggling.

Russn8r

I’ll bet that’s nothing compared to his gymnastics under LaPierre’s desk.

Stag

No doubt. Trump could have urged Republicans to repeal arms laws while they had the majority for the first two years and he didn’t. Instead they enacted more arms laws by unilaterally directing the DOJ to “do something about bumpstocks” and the other by signing the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 which included the FixNICS infringement authored by Cornyn. Hell, they could have just done nothing and that would have been better. Republicans proving once again that when they’re not being absolutely useless they’re being outright oathbreaking traitors.

swmft

we may just beat them to death with the epa ruling of scotus and put them back in tax collecting business following rules……imagine that a government agency following rules bet a lot would quit but I want to kick in doors

gregs

they can make all the changes, but that does not make it legal. they are legally allowed to make or rewrite laws.

USMC0351Grunt

You mean, They are NOT legally allowed to make or change laws.