Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed various aspects of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms' (ATF) operations, focusing on ATF compliance in meeting specific legislative restrictions in 18 U.S.C. 926(a) regarding federal firearms licensee data.
Recommendations for Executive Action
|Department of the Treasury||The Secretary of the Treasury should require the Director, ATF, to review ATF firearms data systems and information practices to ensure that they comply with the appropriation rider.|
|Department of the Treasury||The Secretary of the Treasury should require the Director, ATF, to report the results of these actions to the Subcommittee in conjunction with the ATF fiscal year 1998 budget submission.|