Henry Edward Phillips
Phillips TV & Appliance SalesWarning letter
This gun pawnbroker was cited for 3 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.
|Type||Pawnbroker in firearms|
|Expiry||Sep 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 116 hours conducting this inspection. 51 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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pis conduct a DE inspection - expires 9/1/19
ALTERNATE RECOMMENDATION OF WARNING LETTER WITH NO RECALL INSTEAD OF WARNING CONFERENCE. FFL -Henry Edward PHILLIPS, d/b/a Phillips TV & Appliance Sales, in St. Paul, VA FFL# 1 -54-195-02-9J-02083. Compliance Inspection conducted at the business premises of Henry Edward PHILLIPS, d/b/a Phillips TV & Appliance Sales, located on Hwy 63 North. St. Paul, VA, 24283. There were three (3) violations cited during this inspection. NONE of which were REPEAT VIOLATIONS from the previous inspection in 2006 The ATF adverse action policy states that a Warning Conference is advised when a licensee has Failed to prepare and submit 5. (or more), ATF Forms 3310.4, Report of Multiple Sale or Other Disposition of Pistols and Revolvers. Mr. Phillips stated that he believed this requirement was eliminated when the Commonwealth of Virginia repealed the "One Handgun a Month” law in 2012. Investigator redacted informed Mr. Phillips that the cancellation of this State Law had no effect on the Federal requirement to prepare and submit the report. Now fully aware of the requirement, Mr. Phillips stated that he will no longer engage in the practice of allowing multiple sales of pistols and revolvers. Mr. Phillips subsequently prepared ATF Forms 3310.4 for the redacted instances disclosed during the compliance inspection. To further assist the licensee, Investigator redacted transmitted these forms to the National Tracing Center on 11/04/2016.
ALTERNATE RECOMMENDATION OF WARNING LETTER WITH NO RECALL INSTEAD OF WARNING CONFERENCE. Henry Edward PHILLIPS 1-54-195-02-9J-02083 Compliance Inspection conducted by Senior IOI redacted at the business premises of Henry Edward PHILLIPS; beginning on 10-6-16 and ending on 11-1-16. There were three (3) violations cited during this inspection, NONE of which were REPEAT VIOLATIONS from the previous inspection in 2006. One of the violations involved failure to report a multiple sale on redacted instances. The ATF adverse action policy states that a Warning Conference is advised when a licensee has Failed to report 5 or more multiple sales The Area Supervisor concurs with the IOI alternate recommendation of a Warning Letter and no recall, due to the following reasons. Mr. Phillips stated that he believed the multiple sale requirement was eliminated when the Commonwealth of Virginia repealed the “One Handgun a Month" law in 2012. Investigator redacted informed Mr. Phillips that the cancellation of this State Law had no effect on the Federal requirement to prepare and submit the report Now fully aware of the requirement, Mr Phillips stated that he will no longer engage in the practice of allowing multiple sales of pistols and revolvers The unreported multiple sales were reported to ATF immediately. There were no missing firearms identified during this inspection. Due to these reasons, the Area Supervisor recommends a Warning Letter and no recall.
DIO concurs with both the Area Supervisor and Lead IOI for a recommendation of Warning Letter and no ercall inspection, in lieu of a Warning Conference. The inspection resulted in the FFL being cited for three (3) violations, none of which were repeat violations. One (1) violation of failing to report the sale of multiple handguns, per the firearms adverse action policy merited a warning conference However, the FFL believed the multiple sale requirement was eliminated when the Commonwealth of Virginia repealed the One Handgun a Month law in 2012 The Lead IOI thoroughly reviewed the GCA requirements with the licensee In addition, the inspection did not disclose any physical inventory of firearms, nor tracing issues.
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 3 violations.
|1||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. 🔗|
|2||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
|3||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »