The FBI NICS section is maintaining normal business hours and there should be no impact on FFLs involving firearm transaction background checks since the NICS examiners who perform these checks and their managers are classified as “essential personnel” not subject to the federal government shutdown.  However, most NICS support personnel are subject to furloughs and …

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    NSSF has learned that the ATF e-Forms system is going offline and will be unavailable due to the ongoing federal shutdown. This service will remain offline during the duration of the shutdown.As we reported Monday: The FBI’s NICS Section is maintaining normal business hours. The ATF Office of Enforcement Programs and Services (EPS), …