Administrative Law - CFR - 28 CFR 25.11: Prohibited activities and penalties.


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28 CFR 25.11: Prohibited activities and penalties.

(a) State or local agencies, FFLs, or individuals violating this subpart A shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $10,000 and subject to cancellation of NICS inquiry privileges.

(b) Misuse or unauthorized access includes, but is not limited to, the following:

            (1) State or local agencies', FFLs', or individuals' purposefully furnishing incorrect information to the system to obtain a “Proceed” response, thereby allowing a firearm transfer;

            (2) State or local agencies', FFLs', or individuals' purposefully using the system to perform a check for unauthorized purposes; and

            (3) Any unauthorized person's accessing the NICS.