Importer Permit Requirements for Tobacco Products and Processed Tobacco, and Other Requirements for Tobacco Products, Processed Tobacco, and Cigarette Papers and Tubes

Docket ID: TTB-2013-0006
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
Parent Agency: Department of the Treasury (TREAS)

Through this temporary rule, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is updating and reissuing regulations pertaining to minimum manufacturing, marking, and importer permit requirements for tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes. These temporary regulations replace temporary regulations issued as T.D. ATF-421 and T.D. ATF-422, which were originally published in 1999.

RIN: 1513-AB37
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 27 CFR 40.61(b),27 CFR 40.183,27 CFR 40.213,27 CFR 40.233,27 CFR 41.1,27 CFR 41.11,27 CFR 41.71,27 CFR 44.11,27 CFR 44.61 to 44.61a,27 CFR 44.62,27 CFR 44.142 and 44.143,27 CFR 44.147,27 CFR 44.152 to 44.154,27 CFR 44.181,27 CFR 44.198 to 44.208,27 CFR 44.210,27 CFR 44.213,27 CFR 44.256 to 44.267,27 CFR 71
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Spring 2016
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 26 U.S.C. 5702 and 5703, 26 U.S.C. 5704(b), 26 U.S.C. 5712 and 5713, 26 U.S.C. 5741, 26 U.S.C. 5754, 26 U.S.C. 5761(c)
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM06/27/201378 FR 38646
Temporary Rule06/27/201378 FR 38555
NPRM Comment Period End08/26/2013
Temporary Rule Effective Date08/26/2013
Final Rule09/00/2016
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): permits, tobacco, tobacco products, tobacco importer, tobacco manufacturer, processed tobacco, minimum manufacturing, cigarette papers and tubes
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Aug 26, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/27/2013
ID: TTB-2013-0006-0002

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 04/09/2014
ID: TTB-2013-0006-0012
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/07/2013
ID: TTB-2013-0006-0010
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/07/2013
ID: TTB-2013-0006-0009


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Amy R. Greenberg
202 453-2099
202 453-2334 (Fax)
1310 G Street NW., Box 12
Washington, DC 20005
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