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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
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 2 – Bureau Rulings (49 KB)

This document contains the list of rulings for this bulletin.

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ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 2 – Announcements (155 KB)

This document contains the announcements for this bulletin.

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ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 2 – Administrative Matters (48 KB)

This document contains the delegations for this bulletin.

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ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 3 – Treasury Decisions Sub A (87 KB)

Under the Federal Alcohol Administration Act (FAA Act) (27 U.S.C. 201 et seq.), wine labels must provide the consumer “with adequate information as to the identity  and quality” of the product. The FAA Act also requires that the information appearing on wine labels not mislead the consumer. To help carry out these statutory requirements, ATF has issued regulations, including those that designate grape varieties.

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ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 1 – Subpart D - Administrative (59 KB)

This document contains the Treasury Decisions in regards to administrative matters for this bulletin.

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ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 1 – Subpart C - Firearms (52 KB)

This document contains the Treasury Decisions in regards to firearms for this bulletin. 

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ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 3 - Preface (14 KB) This is the preface for the bulletin. Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 1 – Subpart A - Alcohol (48 KB)

This document contains the Treasury Decisions in regards to alcohol for this bulletin.

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ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 3 - Definitions (24 KB) This document is a list of terms and definitions used in the bulletin. Resource Center Report
ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 1 – Table of Contents (11 KB)

This document contains the table of contents for this bulletin.

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ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 1 – Preface (7 KB)

This document contains the preface for this bulletin.

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ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 1 – Legislation (11 KB)

This document contains the legislation for this bulletin.

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ATF Quarterly Bulletin 2002, Volume 1 – Cover (1078 KB)

This document contains the cover for this bulletin.

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TD-462: Stills and Miscellaneous Regulations; Recodification of Regulations (Published: 8/15/01) (40 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is recodifying the regulations pertaining to stills. The purpose of this recodification is to reissue the regulations in part 170 of title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations (27 CFR part 170) as 27 CFR part 29. This change improves the organization of title 27 CFR.

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TD-464: Exportation of Tobacco Products and Cigarette Papers and Tubes, Without Payment of Tax, or With Drawback of Tax; Recodification of Regulations (Published: 8/20/01) (43 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is recodifying the regulations pertaining to the exportation of tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes, without payment of tax, or with drawback of tax. The purpose of this recodification is to reissue the regulations in part 290 of title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations (27 CFR part 290) as 27 CFR part 44. This change improves the organization of title 27.

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TD-465: Implementation of Public Laws 106-476 and 106-554, Relating to Tobacco Importation Restrictions, Markings, Repackaging, and Destruction of Forfeited Tobacco Products (Published: 8/29/01) (59 KB)

This final rule amends the regulations governing tobacco products in order to implement several provisions of the Imported Cigarette Compliance Act of 2000 included as part of the Tariff Suspension and Trade Act of 2000. Sections 4002 and 4003 of this new law require that tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes manufactured in the United States and labeled or shipped for exportation (under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (IRC)) can only be re-imported by the original manufacturer or by an export warehouse proprietor authorized to do so by the original manufacturer  (except for a personal use exemption discussed below), provide that those articles labeled for exportation may not be sold or held for sale for domestic consumption in the United States unless they are removed from their export packaging and repackaged by the original manufacturer into new packaging that does not contain an export label, and require the destruction of tobacco products forfeited under section 5761(c) of the IRC. 

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TD-467: Implementation of Public Law 106-544 for Certain Amendments to Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (Published: 9/28/01) (42 KB)

This document implements regulations relating to certain provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2001, Public Law 106–554.

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TD-469: Removal of Tobacco Products and Cigarette Papers and Tubes, Without Payment of Tax for Use of the United States; Recodification of Regulations (Published: 11/13/01) (41 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is recodifying the regulations in part 295 - Removal of Tobacco Products and Cigarette Papers and Tubes, Without Payment of Tax for Use of the United States, title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

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TD-471: Implementation of Public Law 105-0277, Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999, Relating to Firearms Disabilities for Nonimmigrant Aliens (Published: 2/05/02) (109 KB)

We are amending the regulations to implement the provision of Public Law 105–277, Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999, relating to firearms disabilities for nonimmigrant aliens.

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TD-460: Manufacture of Tobacco Products and Cigarette Papers and Tubes, Recodification of Regulations (Published: 7/27/01) (51 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is recodifying the regulations pertaining to the manufacture of tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes. The purpose of this recodification is to reissue the regulations in part 270 of title 27 of the Code of Federal Regulations (27 CFR part 270) as 27 CFR part 40. This change improves the organization of title 27.

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TD-476: Correction (Published: 4/26/02) (6 KB)

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms published a final rule in the April 15, 2002, Federal Register concerning the delegation of the Director’s authorities in its exportation of liquors regulations.

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TD-474: Delegation of Authority (Published: 3/13/02) (42 KB)

This final rule places ATF  authorities with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ and requires that persons file documents required with the  ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ or in accordance with the instructions on the ATF form.

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TD-472: Delegation of Authority in 27 CFR Parts 45 and 46 (Published: 2/27/02) (46 KB)

This final rule places with the ‘‘appropriate ATF officer’’ all ATF authorities contained in the Removal of Tobacco Products and Cigarette Papers and Tubes, Without Payment of Tax, for Use of the United States regulations and in the Miscellaneous Regulations Relating to Tobacco Products and Cigarette Papers and Tubes.

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TD-414: Rules of Practice in Permit Proceedings; Technical Amendments (Published: 09/10/99 – Effective: 09/19/99) (16 KB)

This Treasury decision amends the provisions of 27 CFR part 200 to change the title designation “District Director” to “Director of Industry Operations (DIO)” wherever it appears, and to make other necessary conforming amendments. All such changes are to provide clarity and uniformity throughout Title 27 Code of Federal Regulations.

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Federal Firearms Licensees Newsletter - July 1989 (146 KB) What’s In This Issue: ATF DETERMINES SEMIAUTOMATIC ASSAULT RIFLES CANNOT BE IMPORTED INTO THE UNITED STATES; FACT SHEET Firearms Newsletter
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