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BATFE Denies Nevada Sheriffs’ and Chiefs’ Associations Request Concerning NICS Exemption

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

BATFE Denies Nevada Sheriffs’ and Chiefs’ Associations Request Concerning NICS Exemption

 On January 6, the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) informed the Nevada Sheriffs’ and Chiefs’ Association that they would NOT be grandfathering concealed carry weapons (CCW) permit holders whose permits were either granted or renewed on or before July 1, 2011, from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) for firearm purchases. 

As reported in previous alerts, the Nevada Sheriffs’ and Chiefs’ Association sent a letter to BATFE requesting that CCW permit holders who had received their permits prior to the July 1, 2011 enactment date of Assembly Bill 282, be allowed to enjoy the NICS exemption retroactively, provided a background check was conducted upon renewal.  This exemption was requested since all seventeen county sheriffs were in compliance with the standards by BATFE long before AB 282 went into effect and the sheriffs provided sworn affidavits to the BATFE stating that every permit issued in the past five years was NICS compliant.

Unfortunately, that request was denied by the BATFE, leaving July 1, 2011 as the “dividing line” effective date.  For those pre-July 1st permit holders who would like to enjoy the NICS exemption earlier than their renewal date, please contact your county Sheriff and request they issue a permit renewal prior to the 120-day policy currently required for renewals (contact information is provided below).

Also, be sure to mark your calendars for the Fourth Annual CCW Forum taking place next Tuesday, January 17 in Las Vegas. The forum will be teleconferenced to locations in Carson City and Elko; for more details, please click here. Your input and participation is extremely important.

Nevada Sheriffs:
 
Carson City
Sheriff Kenneth Furlong
Phone: (775) 887-2020 ext. 1703
E-mail: kfurlong@carson.org
 
Churchill County
Sheriff Ben Trotter
Phone: (775) 423-3116
E-mail: sheriff@cccomm.net
 
Clark County
Sheriff Douglas C. Gillespie
Non-emergency: (702) 828-3231
E-mail: sheriff@lvmpd.com
 
Douglas County
Sheriff Ron Pierini
Phone: (775) 782-9900
E-mail: rpierini@co.douglas.nv.us
 
Elko County
Sheriff James Pitts
Phone: (775) 738-3421
E-mail: elkosheriff@elkocountynv.net
 
Esmeralda County
Sheriff Kenneth Elgan
Phone: (775) 485-6373
 
Eureka County
Sheriff Kenneth E. Jones
Phone: (775) 237-5330
E-mail: kjones.ecso@eurekanv.org
 
Humboldt County
Sheriff Ed Kilgore
Phone: (775) 623-6419
E-mail: h101@hcsonv.com
 
Lander County
Sheriff Ron Unger
Phone: (775) 635-5161
E-mail: sheriffunger@landerso.org
 
Lincoln County
Sheriff Kerry Lee
Phone: (775) 962-5151
E-mail: klee@lcso-nv.org
 
Lyon County
Sheriff Allen Veil
Phone: (775)463-6600
E-mail: aveil@lyon-county.org
 
Mineral County
Sheriff Michael Dillard
Phone: (775) 945-2434
E-mail: mdillard@mineralcountynv.org
 
Nye County
Sheriff Anthony L. DeMeo
Phone: (775) 482-8101
E-mail: ademeo@co.nye.nv.us
 
Pershing County
Sheriff Richard Machado
Phone: (775) 273-5111
E-mail: rmachado@pershingcounty.net
 
Storey County
Sheriff Gerald Antinoro
Phone: (775) 847-0959
E-mail: gantinoro@storeycountynv.org
 
Washoe County
Sheriff Michael Haley
Phone: (775) 328-3001
E-mail: sheriffweb@washoecounty.us
 
White Pine County
Sheriff Dan Watts
Phone:(775) 289-8808
E-mail: sheriffwatts@mwpower.net
 

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