Implementation of Statutory Amendments Requiring the Qualification of Manufacturers and Importers of Processed Tobacco and Other Amendments Related to Permit Requirements, and the Expanded Definition of Roll-Your-Own Tobacco

Docket ID: TTB-2009-0002
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
Parent Agency: Department of the Treasury (TREAS)
Public Law 111-3, enacted February 4, 2009, section 702, imposed permit, inventories, reports, and records requirements for manufacturers of processed tobacco; amended the basis for denial, suspension, or revocation of permits; addressed the application of the Internal Revenue Code statute of limitations for alcohol and tobacco product excise taxes; expanded the definition of roll-your-own tobacco; set forth the time of tax for unlawfully manufactured tobacco products; and created a transitional rule for manufacturers of processed tobacco.
RIN: 1513-AB72
Impacts and Effects: Small Entities (Business)
CFR Citation: 27 CFR 40 and 41,27 CFR 44 to 46
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: PL 111-3, sec 702
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: Business
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
StatutoryOtherFinal Rule.04/01/2009
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM06/22/200974 FR 29433
Temporary Rule06/22/200974 FR 29401
Temporary Rule Effective Date06/22/200974 FR 29401
NPRM Comment Period End10/20/200974 FR 42812
Final Rule06/21/201277 FR 37287
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): tobacco, cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff, excise taxes, imports, tobacco products, roll-your-own, CHIPRA
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Nov 23, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/24/2009
ID: TTB-2009-0002-0019
Comment Period Closed
Oct 20, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/22/2009
ID: TTB-2009-0002-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 06/21/2012
ID: TTB-2009-0002-0026
Comments Not Accepted
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/25/2009
ID: TTB-2009-0002-0010

Supporting Documents

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Agency Contact
Amy R. Greenberg
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