Surplus Ammo & Arms LLCWarning letter
This gun manufacturer was cited for 11 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||Manufacturer of firearms|
|Expiry||Nov 1, 2023|
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 513 hours conducting this inspection. 166 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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IOI redacted makes the alternate recommendation of a Report of Violations and Warning Letter only. IOI redacted issued a Report of Violations to the licensee on 10/28/16. The inspection findings demonstrated violations on Conduct of Business, Records and Reports, and Administrative Procedures. IOI redacted issued an amended Report of Violations on 12/15/16. The results of this inspection warrant a Report of Violations, Warning Conference, and a Recall inspection . This is the licensee's first compliance inspection. Of 5,601 ATF Form 4473s reviewed redacted had errors. redacted of the ten violations, the transfer of redacted to a resident of another state than that in which the licensed premises are located, placed the licensee into a warning conference. This violation was cited due to the licensee not correctly establishing residency of a military member by documenting military ID and Orders as required by the ATF form 4473 instructions. The identification utilized consisted of the transferees’ out of state driver’s license and a copy of the transferees’ military orders attached to the 4473. The military orders were not referenced in block 20a on the transaction form. The firearm transferred consisted of redacted
During this first inspection, the licensee was cited for several violations. One violation has placed this into a Warning Conference. I recommend an alternative action of just a Warning Letter.
Concur with alternative recommendation . First inspection since qualificiation inspection and inspection falls outside of the 5 year policy. As this is a manufacturer, the FFL will be inspected on a more regular bases in the future.
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 11 violations.
|1||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|2||478.99(a)||Sale or delivery of a firearm other than a long gun to an out-of-state resident. 🔗|
|3||478.99(c)(5)||Sale or delivery of a firearm or ammunition to a person who is an alien illegally in the United States. 🔗|
|4||478.102(c)||Failure to initiate a new background check after more than 30 days have elapsed from the initial check. 🔗|
|5||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. 🔗|
|6||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|7||478.124(c)(3)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|8||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. 🔗|
|9||478.124(c)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|10||478.123(a)||Failure by a manufacturer to maintain an accurate record of firearms manufactured or acquired. 🔗|
|11||478.123(d)||Failure by a manufacturer to maintain an accurate record of dispositions to non-licensees. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »