All posts tagged "BATFE"

  • Government
    Nevada CCW Holders Exempted From NICS

    (NRA-ILA) – In a letter dated August 26, 2011, Arthur Herbert, Assistant Director of the Enforcement Programs and Services Division of the BATFE, announced that concealed carry weapons (CCW) permit holders will be exempt from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) provided the permit was issued after July 1, 2011....

  • Government
    ATF Reviewing Background Check Exemption Status For CCW Holders

    (Ann Knowles/Nevada News Bureau) – Thanks to a letter written by a concerned citizen, Nevada owners of a concealed weapons (CCW) permit may soon be able to purchase more firearms without further background checks and the associated $25 fee. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE, also commonly referred to...

  • Government
    The Curious Case Of Concealed Weapons Permits

    (Don Turner) – As readers of Nevada News & Views know, the last legislative session was one of drama and behind-the-scenes dealing with the passage and death of several pro firearms bills. As a case in point, Assembly Bill 282 was a four-part omnibus gun bill that swept up the language of...