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DOJ/ATF RIN: 1140-AA04 Publication ID: Spring 2015 
Title: Commerce in Firearms and Ammunition (Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act of 1997) 

The Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act of 1997 contained amendments to the Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA). The Act amended the GCA to make it unlawful for any person convicted of a "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" to ship, transport, possess, or receive in or affecting commerce firearms or ammunition. It also amended the GCA to make it unlawful for any person to sell or otherwise dispose of a firearm or ammunition to any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that the recipient has been convicted of such a misdemeanor. The Act also amended the GCA to provide for sales between Federal firearms licensees of curio and relic firearms away from their licensed premises.

Agency: Department of Justice(DOJ)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 27 CFR 478   
Legal Authority: 18 U.S.C. 847    18 U.S.C. 921 to 931   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/30/1998  63 FR 35551   
Interim Final Rule  06/30/1998  63 FR 35520   
NPRM Comment Period End  09/28/1998    
Final Action  11/00/2015 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Brenda R. Friend
Department of Justice
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
99 New York Avenue, NE.,
Washington, DC 20226
Phone:202 648-7070