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TREAS/TTB RIN: 1513-AC28 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment--Alcoholic Beverage Labeling Act 

TTB intends to publish a final rule that would affirm an interim rule that implemented 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, the interim final rule increased the maximum civil monetary penalty for violations of the provisions of the ABLA from $10,000 to $19,787, in accordance with Federal law, and established a process for making future adjustments to the penalty. 

Agency: Department of the Treasury(TREAS)  Priority: Info./Admin./Other 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 27 CFR 16.33   
Legal Authority: 27 U.S.C. 205    27 U.S.C. 215    27 U.S.C. 218    28 U.S.C. 2461 (note)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  07/01/2016  81 FR 43062   
Interim Final Rule Effective  07/01/2016 
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  08/30/2016 
Final Rule  04/00/2024 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Vonzella Johnson
Department of the Treasury
Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
1310 G Street NW, Box 12,
Washington, DC 20005
Phone:202 508-0413