BATF Ban on M855 / SS109 “Green Tip” Ammo

Published on Feb 17, 2015 by Colion Noir

Proposed Ban:…

Definition of Armor Piercing:

  • (B) The term “armor piercing ammunition” means—
    • (i) a projectile or projectile core which may be used in a handgun and
      which is constructed entirely (excluding the presence of traces of other
      substances) from one or a combination of tungsten alloys, steel, iron,
      brass, bronze, beryllium copper or depleted uranium; or
    • (ii) a full jacketed projectile larger than .22 caliber designed and intended
      for use in a handgun and whose jacket has a weight of more than 25
      percent of the total weight of the projectile.

How to Contact the BATF:

ATF Email:

(202) 648-9741

ATTN: AP Ammo Comments.
99 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20226