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Implementation of Public Law 105-33, Section 9302, Requiring the Qualification of Tobacco Product Importers (98R-316P) and Miscellaneous Technical Amendments

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Treasury.

ACTION:

Temporary rule; correction.

SUMMARY:

This document corrects the authority citation and removes three changes of a temporary rule published in the Federal Register of December 22, 1999, regarding qualification of tobacco product importers and miscellaneous technical amendments contained in part 275, title 27 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

DATES:

This rule is effective March 21, 2000.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Robert Ruhf, Regulations Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, 650 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20226 (202-927-8210).

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) published a document in the Federal Register of December 22, 1999 (64 FR 71947). The authority citation for 27 CFR part 275 was incorrect in this document. Also, we erroneously removed and reserved §§ 275.39 and 275.117 and erroneously revised paragraph (a) of § 275.81. This document corrects these errors.

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In rule FR Doc.

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On page 71948, in the second column, revise the authority citation for Part 275 to read as follows:

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Authority: 18 U.S.C. 2342; 26 U.S.C. 5701, 5703, 5704, 5705, 5708, 5712, 5713, 5721, 5722, 5723, 5741, 5754, 5761, 5762, 5763, 6301, 6302, 6313, 6404, 7101, 7212, 7342, 7606, 7652, 7805; 31 U.S.C. 9301, 9303, 9304, 9306.

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On page 71948, in the third column, instruction paragraph 5 is removed.

On page 71949, in the first column, the instruction in paragraph 10 is corrected to read as follows:

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Tax Payment.
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(b) Method of payment. Except in the case of articles imported or brought into the United States under §§ 275.85 and 275.85a, the internal revenue tax must be determined and paid to the Port Director of Customs before the tobacco products, cigarette papers, or cigarette tubes are removed from customs custody. The tax must be paid on the basis of a return on the customs form or by authorized electronic transmission by which the tobacco products, cigarette papers, or cigarette tubes are duty and tax paid to Customs.

(c) Required information. When tobacco products, cigarette papers, or cigarette tubes enter the United States for consumption, or when they are removed for consumption, the importer must include on the customs form or authorized electronic transmission the following internal revenue tax information.

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On page 71951, in the first column, instruction paragraph 21 is removed.

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Dated: March 15, 2000.

Bradley A. Buckles,

Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

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[FR Doc. 00-6995 Filed 3-20-00; 8:45 am]

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