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Polymer 80 releases a temporary work around of their 80% pistol frame.
This frame, called the “bridge” frame or “ATF Compliant” frame ads more polymer into the trigger housing area to bring the 80% back into compliance.
Online this has been jokingly labled the 69% frame and not everyone is a big fan.
The good news is Polymer 80 states this is only temporary or a “bridge” until the court battle completes wich they fully expect to win and reverse the 80% ban.
ATF releases clarification classifying 80% pistol frames as firearms.
Polymer 80, Lone Wolf frames, and other manufactures have stopped selling unserialized frames.
President Joe Biden announces executive order banning the sale of unserialized Ghost Guns.
Quickly overturned and no longer in effect.
These are states are effected by various local and governmental regulations.
The following states have either banned the sale, shipment, or transfer of Polymer 80 & other 80% type frames in their locations.
When Assembly Bill 1621 was passed, it signified the state essentially preemptively enforcing the ATF’s proposed rule 2021R-05F which classified Polymer 80, Lone Wolf, 80% lowers, as firearms. The law went into effect on July 1, 2022.
In 2019, Connecticut passed Public Act No. 19-6 which had strict regulations of DIY guns and completely outlawed the act of citizens making their own firearms from 80% lowers.
Hawaii has passed not one, but two laws concerning our products. The first was H.B. No. 2744 in September of 2020. Then, lawmakers updated the law effective Jan 1, 2022 to make possession of said products, especially after they’ve been built out, to be illegal.
Effective November 14, 2022 it has become illegal to possess an unfinished frame or receiver per Illinois House Bill 4383.
Effective June 1, 2022 it has become illegal for MD residents to be in possession of any 80% lowers. Per Title 5 of a Public Safety Article, those who already have firearms made from our or other companies’ 80% products have until March 1, 2023 to obtain a personal identification number for compliance.
In 2018, New Jersey passed their first law restricting our products and updated that law in 2019 which completely outlawed 80 lowers unless they are built out and registered by a federally licensed manufacturer (i.e. an FFL 07) Penalties have since increased in a 2022 state bill, NJ SB 2846.
In 2021, New York passed S13A which not only prohibited 80 lowers but also completed p80 build kits.
80% lowers have been banned in Rhode Island since 2020 when they passed multiple laws on the subject: 2020-S 2004B and 2020-H 7102AAA.
While Washington D.C. is not a state they have banned the selling, owning, and transferring of all 80% firearms.
City Bans in States
These cities have banned 80% firearms and Polymer 80s at the local level.
Denver, Colorado has banned Polymer 80 pistol frames and the state has a 10 round magazine restriction.
All other cities are able to order P80 frames.
Currently Washington state has banned all types of 80% lowers.