All posts tagged "NICS"

  • 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
    Pro-Gun Groups & Sheriffs Spar Over Gun Fees

    NN&VExclusive (David Mansdoerfer) – It’s a safe bet that when government makes a mistake it will be on the side of increasing its revenue at the expense of tax and fee payers. It’s just as safe a bet that it will drag its feet when correcting that error. Just ask Nevada gun...

  • Opinion
    Stillwater Firearms Assn. Asks Sheriffs To Restore NICS Exemption

    (Elynda Long and J. L. Rhodes) – Dear Sheriffs of the Nevada Sheriffs and Chiefs Association, On behalf of Stillwater Firearms Association, nearly 800 members strong in 10 Nevada counties, respectfully request immediate action to restore the NICS exemption. As you know, Assembly Bill 282 was enacted effective July 1, 2011. A...