Miscellaneous Federal Register Documents
Miscellaneous documents and general notices published in the Federal Register by TTB are listed below.
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Issued in 2019
04/11/2019 – Notice No. 180, Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment—Alcohol Beverage Labeling Act informs the public that the maximum penalty for violations of the Alcoholic Beverage Labeling Act (ABLA) is being adjusted in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended. The ABLA requires a health warning statement to appear on all containers of alcohol beverages sold or distributed in the United States and on such containers sold or distributed to members of the U.S. armed forces, including those stationed overseas. Prior to the publication of this notice, any person who violated the provisions of the ABLA was subject to a civil penalty of not more than $20,521, with each day constituting a separate offense. Notice No. 180 announces, as required by 27 CFR 16.33(b), that this maximum penalty is being increased to $21,039, effective April 11, 2019. You also may view Notice No. 180 within Regulations.gov docket number TTB–2019–0002.