REGISTRATION OPENS FOR 2019 ASA INDUSTRY FORUM

ATLANTA, GA – Building upon the success of last year’s inaugural event, the Second Annual ASA Industry Forum provides an opportunity for executives and compliance personnel from across the industry to come together to advance our common mission for pro-suppressor advocacy. The Forum will begin with an informal reception on Tuesday evening at a location TBD … Continue reading “REGISTRATION OPENS FOR 2019 ASA INDUSTRY FORUM”

NOTICE: New Mailing Address For NFA Forms

  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”

NFA Division Back to Work!

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!”

VERMONT: SUPPRESSOR HUNTING LEGISLATION INTRODUCED

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”

NEW YORK: PRO-SUPPRESSOR 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”

GOVERNMENT TO REOPEN; NFA TO RESUME PROCESSING FORMS

  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”

NFA Division Affected by Government Shutdown

  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

  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”

November Membership Drive & Raffle

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”

ATF eForm 1 Back Online

    Earlier this month, ATF took a step in the right direction when they added the eForm 1 to the new eForms system. While that doesn’t directly help people buying suppressors, ATF is using the eForm 1’s to test the system for bugs. Once they’re able to do so, the next step will be … Continue reading “ATF eForm 1 Back Online”