Michael E. Budzien
West Coast Survival ArmsWarning letter
This gun dealer was cited for 8 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||Feb 1, 2024|
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 159.5 hours conducting this inspection. 218 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Conduct full scope firearm compliance inspection (last inspection 11/2011). Please ensure that your investigation is conducted in alignment with the requirements established by the Industry Operations Handbook (ATF H 5030.2C). Obtain and verify the following: •Provide ATF Rulings that apply to license. •Verify EIN or SSN for N-Spect . •Identify and input all R/P’s in N-Spect. •Verify business entity and trade name. •Verity offsite storage/ other business locations. •Obtain GPS for N-Spect. •Verity business is in compliance with State and local licensing requirements. •Verity trace history, NFA records, DROS/ NICS checks.
On 11/30/2916 IOI redacted and IOI redacted travelled to the licensed premises and met in person with Michael Budzien concerning a Type 01 FFL Compliance inspection for West Coast Survival Arms. The scope of this inspection was a full-scope compliance inspection to ensure compliance with Federal firearms laws and regulations. This inspection covered the licensee’s entire A&D Record and ATF Fs 4473 from 12/1/2015 through 11/30/2016. The on-site inspection ended with a closing conference and the issuance of a Report of Violations on 1/4/2017. See Narrative Report for further information.
Alternate recommendation of WL and No recall . WL sent 2/8/2017
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 8 violations.
|1||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
|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||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|4||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|5||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. 🔗|
|6||478.124(c)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|7||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
|8||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 »