Publications Library

ATF occasionally issues publications to inform the industries it regulates and the general public about the laws and regulations administered and enforced by ATF. These include guidebooks, newsletters, brochures, studies, and reports.

Title Description Category Document Type
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.

Resource Center Report
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.

Resource Center Report
TD 449: Labeling Proceedings; Delegation of Authority (Published: 4/13/01) (44 KB)

This final rule places all ATF authorities contained in regulations on ‘‘Labeling Proceedings’’ with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ and requires that persons file documents required by those regulations with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ or in  accordance with the instructions on the ATF form.

Resource Center Report
TD 451: Delegation of Authority (Published: 5/01/01) (48 KB)

This final rule places ATF authorities contained in ATF regulations, with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ and requires that persons file documents required by ATF regulations, 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.’’

Resource Center Report
TD-457: Recodification of Regulations on Tobacco Products and Cigarette Papers and Tubes (Published: 6/14/01) (47 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is recodifying the regulations in part 296- Miscellaneous Regulations Relating to Tobacco Products and Cigarette Papers and Tubes, title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The purpose of this recodification is to reissue the regulations in 27 CFR part 296 as 27 CFR part 46. This change improves the organization of title 27.

Resource Center Report
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

Resource Center Report
Publication on National Response Team (ATF P 3510.1) (9227 KB)

This publication describes the National Response Team (NRT) and its functions and responsibilities.

Resource Center Report
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