Bowers, Harry

Hal Limited

Revocation/denial of renewal

This gun dealer was cited for 7 violations. The inspection resulted in revocation/denial of renewal.

A final disposition of revocation/denial of renewal means that ATF officials concluded the dealer must lose its license. This requires a determination that the licensee wilfully violated regulations or is otherwise ineligible to remain in business. The licensee will either have their license revoked after a specified period of time, or be unable to renew their license once it expires.

ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.


4564 Roundup Drive
Polk City, FL 33868
Polk County


Number 1-59-105-01-7C-00287
Type Dealer in firearms
Expiry License inactive

Inspection Timeline

Compliance inspections are conducted by one or more ATF officers. After the lead investigator submits a recommendation, one or more ATF supervisors will review the inspection and either concur with or adjust the recommendation.

This page contains information about a single inspection conducted between 2015 and 2017. The ATF may have inspected this licensee before and/or after the inspection detailed here.

Officers spent a total of 43.5 hours conducting this inspection. 211 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of revocation/denial of renewal.

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Jul 27, 2015
Inspection assigned
Feb 12, 2016
Officer's recommendation Submitted by Industry Operations Investigator
Revocation/denial of renewal

Report of Violations issued. Investigator redacted an redactedecommends Revocation.

Feb 23, 2016
Review Signed by Area Supervisor
Revocation/denial of renewal
Feb 23, 2016
Final review Signed by Director, Industry Operations
Revocation/denial of renewal

Revocation is supported based on the violations of 478.121(c). The licensee appears to have falsified redacted ATF Forms 4473 .

Sep 7, 2016
Warning letter sent
Sep 22, 2016
Revocation effective


If an inspection uncovers regulatory violations, the licensee receives a report outlining these violations. This section lists the violations found in the inspection, as well as a general description of each offense. More details on the nature of the licensee's specific violations may be found in the report PDF.

This licensee was cited for 7 violations.

1 478.21(a) Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗
2 478.102(a) Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗
3 478.121(c) Knowingly making false entries in the acquisition and disposition record. 🔗
4 478.124(c)(1) Failure to obtain a Form 4473 showing the transferee's name, sex, address, date and place of birth, and other required information. 🔗
5 478.124(c)(3)(i) Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗
6 478.124(c)(3)(iv) Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗
7 478.125(e) Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗

Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »