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Industry Circular

Number: 79-14

Date: October 22, 1979

Department of the Treasury

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

Washington, DC 20226


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All Licensees and Permittees; Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, Explosives, and Others Concerned:

This circular is issued to inform you that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is establishing toll free telephone service in each of its seven regional offices. These numbers will be available to the general public and all members of regulated industry for use whenever the need arises to contact the Bureau for information and assistance.

The Bureau recognizes an increasing need for an effective line of communication with all who have need for information on matters regulated by the Bureau.

During a six month trial period, the use of the system will be monitored to insure this approach remains effective and useful to industry and the public. We encourage the comments and evaluations of the public and industry during this period.

The effective date for these numbers will be November 1, 1979.

ATF Regional Offices:

Central Region

Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and West Virginia
Ohio Only - 800-582-1880
All Other - 800-543-1932

Mid-Atlantic Region

Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia
Pennsylvania Only - 800-462-1650
All Other - 800-523-0677, 0678

Midwest Region

Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
Illinois Only - 800-572-3178
All Other - 800-621-3211

North-Atlantic Region

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont
New York Only - 800-442-8275
All Other - 800-223-2162, 2163

Southeast Region

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee
Georgia Only - 800-282-8878
All Other - 800-241-3701

Southwest Region Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming
Texas Only - 800-527-9380
All Other - 800-442-4251

Western Region

Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
California Only - 800-543-9811
All Other - 800-227-4176, 4179


Q.R. Dickerson


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