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DOJ/ATF RIN: 1140-AA08 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Public Law 105-277, Making Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for FY 1999 Relating to Firearms Disabilities for Nonimmigrant Aliens 

This rule would finalize an interim final rule issued in February 2002 under Public Law 105-277, Making Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations, for fiscal year 1999. The rule would address the statutory prohibition, with certain exceptions, on the transfer to and possession of firearms by aliens admitted to the United States under a nonimmigrant visa.

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: 5 U.S.C. 552(a)    18 U.S.C. 847    18 U.S.C. 921 to 931    44 U.S.C. 3504(h)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  02/05/2002  67 FR 5428   
Interim Final Rule  02/05/2002  67 FR 5422   
NPRM Comment Period End  05/06/2002    
Final Action  06/07/2012  77 FR 33625   
Final Action Effective  07/09/2012 
Final Action on Alien Residency  07/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
George Fodor
Regulations Writer
Department of Justice
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
99 New York Avenue NE,
Washington, DC 20226
Phone:202 648-7070