Code Three, LLC
Code Three FirearmsWarning letter
This gun manufacturer was cited for 9 violations. The inspection resulted in a warning letter.
A warning letter is the least severe action the ATF can take against a licensee with compliance issues. The letter advises the licensee to comply with regulations.
ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.
|Type||Manufacturer of firearms|
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 67 hours conducting this inspection. 160 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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DE :FRONTLINE: Full Scope Compliance Inspection - Type 07. See attachment.
The licensee's failure to mark a firearm manufactured with the required markings in redacted, warrants a warning conference. This is the licensee’s first compliance inspection since receiving the license in 2014; therefore, Investigator redacted recommending an alternate recommendation of Violations, Warning Letter Only, and NO Recall Inspection .
A full scope firearms compliance inspection was conducted on May 15, 2017. Licensee was cited for nine (9) violations. Two violations merit a Warning Conference with Warning Letter and Recall , however, an alternate recommendation was made for a Warning Letter only and No recall inspection. A Warning Letter was issued and sent to the licensee, dated August 3, 2017.
The licensee was cited for nine violations, only 2 of which warrant AS WC as the minimum AA per ATF O 5370.1 C. Specifically, the licensee failed to mark a firearm manufactured with the required markings [instance]. Additionally, the licensee failed to complete ATF Forms 4473 on transactions in which a transfer did not occur. This is the licensee's first compliance inspection since receiving the license in 2014 and the FFL made all corrections immediately. Furthermore, this is a low volume manufacturer that primarily deals. A warning letter only without recall is a sufficient to achieve compliance.
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 9 violations.
|1||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|2||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. 🔗|
|3||478.124(c)(3)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|4||478.102(a)||Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗|
|5||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
|6||478.124(a)||Failure to record the transfer of a firearm on a Form 4473. 🔗|
|7||478.123(a)||Failure by a manufacturer to maintain an accurate record of firearms manufactured or acquired. 🔗|
|8||478.123(b)||Failure by a manufacturer to maintain an accurate record of dispositions to other licensees. 🔗|
|9||478.92(a)(1)(ii)||Failure by a manufacturer or importer to mark the frame, receiver, or barrel with information including the model, caliber, and the manufacturer and/or importer's name and location. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »