Heartland Enterprises, LLCWarning letter
This gun dealer 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ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.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||Dealer in 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 69.25 hours conducting this inspection. 114 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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COMPLIANCE INSPECTION TO BE CONDUCT IN CONJUNCTION WITH A COA.
This is the licensee's first compliance inspection since receiving the license in February 2014. In redacted instance, the licensee failed to ensure an ATF Form 4473 was completed by a purchaser (repeat customer) and failed to conduct a NICS background check for that purchaser. The licensee, on his own initiative, contacted teh customer, had him complete an ATF Form 4473 and conducted NICS receiving a "proceed" response. For the inspection period, there were redacted acquisitions, redacted dispositions and 24 forms on file. There were no traces to the licensee and no thefts/losses reported.
Based on the licensee's inspection history, there were no transfers to prohibited persons, and the licensee was able to reconcile all missing firearms, I concur with the lOI's alternate recommendation of Warning Letter and Recall inspection .
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||478.102(a)||Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗|
|3||478.124(a)||Failure to record the transfer of a firearm on a Form 4473. 🔗|
|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)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|6||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. 🔗|
|7||478.124(c)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|8||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
|9||18 USC 923(g)(5)(A)||Failure to submit record information required by the Attorney General. (This citation is often used to enforce the requirement for licensees in Southwest border states to report multiple sales of semi-automatic rifles.) 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »