As of February 1, 2019, the mailing address for NFA forms and applications has changed from Atlanta, Georgia to Portland, Oregon. The new address for Form 1 & 4 submissions is: National Firearms Act Division (ATF Form 1 and Form 4) P.O. Box 5015 Portland, OR 97208-5015 The change in address comes as a … Continue reading "NOTICE: New Mailing Address For NFA Forms"
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After speaking with staff at the NFA Division, the American Suppressor Association can confirm that NFA examiners returned to normal processing duties on Monday, January 28. In order to efficiently resume operations, ATF has asked for patience as they return from the 35-day furlough. While everyone (including us) is eager to know … Continue reading "NFA Division Back to Work!"
Montpelier, VT – Last week, in a bipartisan effort, Rep. George Till (D-Chittenden) and Rep. Patrick Brennan (R-Chittenden) introduced two bills that seek to legalize the use of suppressors while hunting in the state of Vermont: House Bill 56 and House Bill 80. Both pieces of legislation, which are backed by the American Suppressor Association (ASA), have been … Continue reading "VERMONT: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING LEGISLATION INTRODUCED"
Albany, NY – On January 9th, Senator Robert Ortt (R, C, IP) reintroduced legislation that seeks to legalize suppressor ownership and hunting in the state of New York. Senate Bill 287, which is backed by the American Suppressor Association, has been referred to the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee. If enacted, S. 287 would bring New York in line with … Continue reading "NEW YORK: PRO-SUPPRESSOR LEGISLATION INTRODUCED"
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, President Trump announced that a deal has been reached with Congress to reopen the government. He is expected to sign the legislation today. When he does, all operations at ATF will resume, including the processing of NFA applications. While ASA does not have a position on the shutdown, we … Continue reading "GOVERNMENT TO REOPEN; NFA TO RESUME PROCESSING FORMS"
Retail Technology Group Named 2019 Top 10 Retail POS Provider Innovation and Dedication to Shooting Sports Earns Retail Technology Group Exclusive Honor as a 2019 Top 10 POS Sauk Rapids, Minnesota – January 10, 2019 – Retail Technology Group, the leading provider of shooting sports industry retail software applications announced today that AXIS, its flagship … Continue reading "ASA Sponsor Retail Technology Group Named 2019 Top 10 Retail POS Provider "
ATLANTA, GA – As the government shutdown extends into its third week, suppressor buyers and dealers across the country have one resounding question: will the shutdown have an impact on suppressor transfers? The answer, unfortunately, is yes. After speaking with sources in the administration, ASA can confirm that the NFA Division is not processing … Continue reading "NFA Division Affected by Government Shutdown"
HEARING PROTECTION ACT REINTRODUCED IN 116th CONGRESS WASHINGTON, D.C. – On January 3rd, the first day of the 116th Congress, Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC-03) introduced the Hearing Protection Act (HPA) of 2019. An enhanced version of previous HPA’s, this legislation includes several suppressor related technical amendments that were first incorporated into the SHARE … Continue reading "Hearing Protection Act Reintroduced in 116th Congress"
ATLANTA, GA – We are excited to announce the winners of our November Membership Drive & Raffle. Winners will be contacted directly to arrange a delivery or transfer of their chosen prizes. We want to thank everyone that participated. We had winners from all categories of memberships, raffle ticket buyers, and even members that … Continue reading "November Membership Drive & Raffle WINNERS!"
Thanks to you, last year’s membership drive was a huge success! The money that we raised helped us travel to work on legislation in 8 different states, sent us to DC countless times, and over 20 ASA members took home prizes! Your support is an integral part of our fight for pro-suppressor rights across the nation. … Continue reading "November Membership Drive & Raffle"