Fieldsport Ltd, LLCSettlement Revocation warranted
This gun importer was cited for 16 violations. The inspection resulted in a settlement.
When a licensee is found to have committed violations that meet the threshold for revocation, an ATF director of industry operations can negotiate a settlement instead, such as a temporary suspension or a fine.
The licensee was found eligible for revocation. The majority of licensees whose violations merit revocation under ATF guidelines ultimately receive a lesser penalty from an ATF director of industry operations.
|Type||Importer of firearms|
|Expiry||Mar 1, 2022|
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 535.5 hours conducting this inspection. 455 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of settlement.
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Conduct a Full Recall Inspection to determine compliance with Federal firearms laws and regulations. Verify compliance with applicable State, County and local laws, including compliance with zoning and licensure requirements. Review the areas that were in violation during the previous inspection and verify if they have been corrected. Conduct 100% inventory of firearms.
Report of Violations, Revocation/Non-Renewal.
UPDATED MAY 23, 2017 After issuance of a Notice to Revoke, the licensee and ATF held a pre-hearing meeting April 18, 2017, and the licensee submitted a settlement offer. In consultation with the DAD , the field division opted to reject the offer but issue an amended Notice to Impose Civil Fine and Suspend License rather than revoke license. The proposed fine will be $5000 and the license suspension 21 days.
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 16 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||478.124(c)(4)||Failure to record on Form 4473 the manufacturer, importer, type, model, caliber or gauge, and serial number of the firearm being transferred. 🔗|
|5||478.124(c)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|6||478.102(a)||Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗|
|7||478.102(c)||Failure to initiate a new background check after more than 30 days have elapsed from the initial check. 🔗|
|8||478.124(b)||Failure to maintain ordered records of all Forms 4473. 🔗|
|9||478.122(b)||Failure by an importer to maintain an accurate record of dispositions to other licensees. 🔗|
|10||478.122(d)||Failure by an importer to maintain an accurate record of dispositions to non-licensees. 🔗|
|11||478.121(c)||Knowingly making false entries in the acquisition and disposition record. 🔗|
|12||478.102(a)(2)(ii)||Transferring a firearm before three business days have elapsed from the date that the licensee contacted NICS. 🔗|
|13||478.124||Violations related to transaction records. 🔗|
|14||18 USC 924(a)(3)(A)||🔗|
|15||478.124(a)||Failure to record the transfer of a firearm on a Form 4473. 🔗|
|16||478.99(a)||Sale or delivery of a firearm other than a long gun to an out-of-state resident. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »