Short-Barreled Rifle (SBR)
Options for Filing Form 1 Applications for Firearms with “Stabilizing Braces”
If you possess a firearm with a “stabilizing brace” that the ATF has now classified as a short-barreled rifle, it needs to be registered within 120-days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. The ATF has provided a 120-day tax forebearance from the date of publication for registering a firearm equipped with a…Read More
New ATF Rule on Stabilizing Braces: Update After the ATF Training Seminar for FFL’s
On January 13, 2023, the Attorney General signed ATF final rule 2021R-08F, “Factoring Criteria for Firearms with Attached ‘Stabilizing Braces” amending ATF’s regulations to clarify when a rifle is “designed, redesigned, made or remade, and intended to be fired from the shoulder.” This includes a weapon that is equipped with an accessory, component, or other…Read More
How Can I Take My SBR Out-of-State Legally?
It is illegal for any person, other than a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, licensed dealer, or licensed collector to transport any destructive device, machinegun, short-barreled rifle, or short-barreled shotgun across state lines without getting permission from the ATF. 18 U.S.C. § 922(a)(4); 27 CFR 478.28. So if you are planning a trip out-of-state and want to take…Read More