Heritage Tool & Die Inc.
Heritage ArmsWarning letter
This gun dealer was cited for 5 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||Dealer in firearms|
|Expiry||Jul 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 31 hours conducting this inspection. 320 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Please conduct a full firearms recall inspection of this FFL . This is to include a full inventory of firearms and a full review of ATF Forms 4473 completed since the last inspection. This inspection may be initiated any time after 4/23/16.
On June 13, 2016, Industry Operations Investigator ( IOI ) redacted initiated an unannounced Recall Compliance Inspection of Federal Firearms Licensee ( FFL ), Heritage Tool & Die Inc. (Heritage), doing business as Heritage Arms. Heritage holds a Type 01, Dealer of Firearms FFL. The period of inspection was April 24, 2015 through June 13, 2016. On July 6, 2016, IOI redacted held a closing conference with the licensee. During the closing conference, a Report of Violations was issued and a review of Gun Control Act regulations was provided. IOI redacted issued Heritage Tool & Die Inc. a Report of Violations for five (5) violations, three (3) of which, were repeat violations. As a result of this inspection, the licensee was found to have an 11.8% error rate redacted errors) in A&D record acquisition entries and a 19% error rate (redacted errors) in the A&D disposition entries. However, redactedt A&D record errors were found to have occurred outside of the inspection period. Had the previous inspection address the redacted A&D record errors, the licensee would have been found to have a 5.9% redacted errors) in the A&D record acquisition entries. The remaining 2 repeat violations, which are related to the ATF Form 4473 , show the licensee had statistically improved since its last inspection. During a previous inspection, the licensee had a 120% error rate redacted errors) on properly completing ATF Forms 4473. During the current inspection period, the licensee had a 30% error rate redacted errors). Based on the facts listed above combined with the totality of the Report of Violations, IOI redacted recommends Report of Violations, Warning Letter, and No Recall Inspection. To ensure continued compliance, IOI redacted recommends the licensee be inspected within the next five (5) years.
Concur with WL and recall inspection within 5 years. FFL has shown marked improvement since the last inspection. As stated in the narrative, redacted A&D violations were due to being inadvertently overlooked from the previous inspection. Had they been addressed at that time this inspection would warrant a WL. Sent to DIO for review.
DIO concurs with warning letter recommendation.
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 5 violations.
|1||478.102(a)(2)(ii)||Transferring a firearm before three business days have elapsed from the date that the licensee contacted NICS. 🔗|
|2||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
|3||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|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. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »