Trace Requests ATF

Grace Raih filed this request with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives of the United States of America.
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Due Dec. 14, 2017
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Grace Raih

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

The number of certified firearm trace requests submitted to the ATF from 2014 to the time this request is processed. Please break down this data by the year and state in which the request originated from.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Grace Raih

From: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Good afternoon Ms. Raih,

Thank you for submitting your Freedom of Information Act request.

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From: Grace Raih

Good afternoon,

Following your response, I would like to limit the timeframe of this request to FY2016 and FY2017. Please let me know if this will help to expedite this request. Thank you very much!


Grace Raih

From: Muckrock Staff

To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following request, copied below. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.