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Title Description Category Document Type
TD-482: Expansion of Lodi Viticultural Area (Published: 9/04/02) (50 KB)

This Treasury decision expands the existing Lodi viticultural area located in Sacramento and San Joaquin counties in California.

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TD-41: Extension for Johannisberg Riesling; Additional Grape Varieties (Published:09/13/99 – Effective: 10/01/99) (35 KB)

This final rule amends the wine labeling regulations to allow use of the term "Johannisberg Riesling" on American wine labels for an additional seven years. The effect of this amendment allows American wineries additional time to educate consumers regarding the name change and allow for transitional time regarding the labeling, packaging and merchandising of Johannisberg Reisling. Additionally, ATF is adding two new names, Traminette and Aglianico, to the list of prime grape variety names for use in designating American varietal wines.

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TD-485: Yadkin Valley Viticultural Area (Published: 12/09/02) (61 KB)

This Treasury decision establishes the Yadkin Valley viticultural area in North Carolina.

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TD-486: Capay Valley Viticultural Area (Published: 12/20/02) (42 KB)

This Treasury decision establishes the Capay Valley viticultural area in northwest Yolo County, California.

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TD 440: Fair Play Viticultural Area (Published: 2/26/01) (48 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is establishing a viticultural area located in southern El Dorado County, California, to be known as ‘‘Fair Play.’’ Brian Fitzpatrick, President of Fair Play Winery Association, filed the petition for this area.

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TD 487: Reorganization of Title 27, Code of Federal Regulations (Published: 1/24/03) (124 KB)

The Homeland Security Act of 2002 divides the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Department of the Treasury, into two separate agencies, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) in the Department of Justice, and the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) in the Department of the Treasury. 27 CFR Parts 447, 478 et al. Reorganization of Title 27, Code of Federal Regulations; Final Rule

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TD 441: Realignment of the Boundary of the Walla Walla Valley Viticultural Area and the Eastern Boundary of the Columbia Valley Viticultural Area (Published: 2/26/01) (43 KB)

This final rule extends the boundary of the Walla Walla Valley viticultural area. This action is the result of petitions filed by growers and winemakers located within the existing area and in the new area being added. This final rule also extends the boundary of the Columbia Valley viticultural area so that it coincides with the boundary of Walla Walla Valley viticultural area.

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TD 442: Formulas for Denatured Alcohol and Rum (Published:3/01/01) (40 KB)

This final rule amends the regulations in 27 CFR Parts 19 and 21 by updating the information relating to the formulation of completely denatured alcohol (CDA), specially denatured alcohol (SDA), and specially denatured rum (SDR); the denaturants  authorized for use in the manufacturing of these formulations; and the specifications for these denaturants.

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TD 422b: Implementation of Public Law 105-33, Section 9302, Requiring the Qualification of Tobacco Product Importers and Miscellaneous Technical Amendments: Correction (Published: 07/24/2000) (120 KB)

This document contains a correcting amendment to the temporary regulations, which were published in the Federal Register on December 22, 1999 (64 FR 71947) and on March 21, 2000 (65 FR 15058). The temporary regulations relate to implementing certain provisions of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 that set forth requirements that, beginning January 1, 2000, importers of tobacco products must qualify for a permit to conduct that activity.

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TD 443: Distribution and Use of Tax-Free Alcohol (Published: 3/02/01) (39 KB)

This final rule amends the regulations in 27 CFR part 22 by eliminating the requirement for users of tax-free alcohol to file a bond. It also liberalizes certain qualification requirements relating to tax-free alcohol user permits.

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TD 422c: Implementation of Public Law 105-33, Section 9302, Requiring the Qualification of Tobacco Product Importers and Miscellaneous Technical Amendments: Correction (Published: 10/24/2000) (122 KB)

This document contains a correcting amendment to the temporary regulations, which were published in the Federal Register on December 22, 1999, (64 FR 71947). The temporary regulations relate to implementing certain provisions of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 that set forth requirements that, beginning January 1, 2000, importers of tobacco products must qualify for a permit to conduct that activity.

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TD 425: Delegation of Authority (Published: 03/07/00 – Effective: 03/07/00) (20 KB)

This final rule places most ATF authorities contained in parts 4, 5, and 7, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), with the “appropriate ATF officer” and requires that persons file documents required by parts 4, 5, and 7, title 27 CFR, with the “appropriate ATF officer” or in accordance with the instructions on the ATF form. Also, this final rule removes the definitions of, and references to, specific officers subordinate to the Director. Concurrently with this Treasury Decision, ATF Order 1130.2A is being published.

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TD 426: Implementation of the Model Regulations for the Control of the International Movement of Firearms, Their Parts and Components, and Ammunition (Published: 06/20/2000) (145 KB)

On September 10, 1998, HUD published its final rule for the Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP).

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TD 428: Delegation of Authority in Parts 6, 8, 10 and 11 (Published: 08/28/2000) (131 KB)

This final rule places most ATF authorities contained in certain ATF regulations with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ and requires that persons file documents required by those regulations with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’. Also, this final rule  removes the definitions of, and references to, specific officers subordinate to the Director. Concurrently with this Treasury Decision, ATF Order 1130.7 is being published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register.

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TD 429: Implementation of Public Law 105-33, Section 9302, Relating to the Imposition of Permit Requirements on the Manufacturer of Roll-Your-Own Tobacco (Published: 09/25/2000) (133 KB)

This final rule implements the provision of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 requiring that manufacturers of roll-your-own tobacco obtain a permit.

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TD 430: Hard Cider; Postponement of Labeling Compliance Date (Published: 09/26/00) (117 KB)

This temporary rule postpones the mandatory compliance date for the labeling of hard cider. We are delaying the compliance date for the temporary labeling rules so that we can finalize the definition and the new labeling rules in one document.

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TD 431: Labeling of Flavored Wine Products (Published: 10/06/00) (142 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is amending the regulations to prohibit the use of any varietal designation, type designation of varietal significance, semi-generic geographic type designation, or geographic distinctive designation  in statements of composition for flavored wines and other wine specialty products. The regulations are also being amended to provide that references on labels to such designations in the brand name, product name, or fanciful name are limited to standard grape wines.

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TD 432: Technical Amendments to 27 CFR Parts 4, 9, 24, 70 and 275 (Published: 11/16/00) (125 KB)

This Treasury decision makes technical amendments and corrects typographical errors in various regulations of the ATF. All changes are to provide clarity and uniformity throughout the regulations.

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TD 433: Addition of a New Grape Variety Name for American Wines Effective Date: 02/12/2001 (Published: 12/14/00) (122 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is adding a new name, ‘‘Dornfelder’’, to the list of prime grape variety names for use in designating American wines. Dornfelder is a red variety, developed in Germany in 1955, currently grown commercially in the United States.

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TD 434: Applegate Valley Viticultural Area Effective Date: 02/12/2001 (Published: 12/14/00) (129 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is establishing a viticultural area located within the State of Oregon, to be known as ‘‘Applegate Valley.’’ The petition for this viticultural area was filed by Mr. Barnard E. Smith, President, The Academy of Wine of Oregon Inc.

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TD 435: Delegation of Authority for Parts 20, 21 and 22 (Published: 01/19/01) (62 KB)

This final rule places all ATF authorities contained in parts 20, 21 and 22, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ and requires that persons file documents required by such parts, with the ‘‘appropriate ATF  officer’’ or in accordance with the instructions for the ATF form. Also, this final rule removes the definitions of, and references to, specific officers subordinate to the Director and the word ‘‘region.’’ Concurrently with this Treasury Decision, ATF Order 1130.9 is being published.

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TD 436: Delegation of Authority for Parts 17 and 18 (Published: 01/19/01) (59 KB)

This final rule places most ATF authorities contained in parts 17 and 18, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ and requires that persons file documents required by parts 17 and 18, title 27 Code of Federal  Regulations (CFR), with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ or in accordance with the instructions on the ATF form. Also, this final rule removes the definitions of, and references to, specific officers subordinate to the Director.

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TD 437: Delegation of Authority for Part 25 (Published: 01/19/01) (58 KB)

This final rule places ATF authorities contained in part 25, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ and requires that persons file documents required by part 25, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), with  the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ or in accordance with the instructions on the ATF form. Also, this final rule removes the definitions of, and references to, specific officers subordinate to the Director and the word ‘‘region.’’ Concurrently with this Treasury Decision, ATF Order 1130.10 is being published.

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TD 444: Tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes shipped from Puerto Rico; on-site supervision and forms eliminated (Published: 3/8/01) (39 KB)

This temporary rule eliminates ATF on-site supervision of tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes of Puerto Rican manufacture that are shipped from Puerto Rico to the United States and related ATF forms. Specifically, this temporary rule eliminates the requirements that persons who ship such articles notify ATF prior to the shipment and that an ATF officer inspects, certifies that the amount of tax on such articles has been calculated correctly for, and releases, each shipment.

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TD 437a: Delegation of Authority for Part 25 (Correction) (Published: 4/04/01) (33 KB)

This document makes one correction to a final rule published in the Federal Register of January 19, 2001, regarding delegation of authorities contained in part 25, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

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