27 CFR 478.151 - Semiautomatic rifles or shotguns for testing or experimentation.

§ 478.151 Semiautomatic rifles or shotguns for testing or experimentation.

(a) The provisions of § 478.39 shall not apply to the assembly of semiautomatic rifles or shotguns for the purpose of testing or experimentation as authorized by the Director.

(b) A person desiring authorization to assemble nonsporting semiautomatic rifles or shotguns shall submit a written request, in duplicate, to the Director. Each such request shall be executed under the penalties of perjury and shall contain a complete and accurate description of the firearm to be assembled, and such diagrams or drawings as may be necessary to enable the Director to make a determination. The Director may require the submission of the firearm parts for examination and evaluation. If the submission of the firearm parts is impractical, the person requesting the authorization shall so advise the Director and designate the place where the firearm parts will be available for examination and evaluation.

(Paragraph (b) approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1140-0037)
[T.D. ATF-346, 58 FR 40590, July 29, 1993, as amended by T.D. ATF-11F, 73 FR 57242, Oct. 2, 2008]

Title 27 published on 13-Jun-2017 12:22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 27 CFR Part 478 after this date.

  • 2016-06-13; vol. 81 # 113 - Monday, June 13, 2016
    1. 81 FR 38070 - Recordkeeping Regulations
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      DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
      Final rule; technical amendments.
      This rule is effective June 13, 2016.
      27 CFR Part 478
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