Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau July 1, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment-Alcoholic Beverage Labeling Act
Document Number: 2016-15636
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-01
Agency: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This interim final rule implements the provisions of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 and the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, with respect to the civil penalty provision of the Alcoholic Beverage Labeling Act of 1988 (ABLA). Specifically, this interim final rule increases the maximum civil monetary penalty for violations of the provisions of the ABLA from $10,000 to $19,787, in accordance with Federal law.