Department of Justice Rescinds ATF Guidance Documents

Posted: January 4, 2019 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

“In a press release issued on December 21, 2018, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker announced the rescission of 69 guidance documents the Department of Justice (DOJ) believes are unnecessary, outdated, inconsistent with existing law or otherwise improper.

The documents were rescinded pursuant to Executive Order 13777 and a November 16, 2017, memorandum signed by Attorney General Sessions. The Sessions memorandum stated that its purpose was to prevent DOJ from evading required rulemaking processes by using guidance documents to create de facto regulations.”

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