26 U.S. Code § 5272 - Bonds

(a) Requirements
Before any permit required by section 5271 (a) is granted, the Secretary may require a bond, in such form and amount as he may prescribe, to insure compliance with the terms of the permit and the provisions of this chapter.
(b) Exceptions
No bond shall be required in the case of permits issued to the United States or any governmental agency thereof, or to the several States or any political subdivision thereof, or to the District of Columbia.


(Added Pub. L. 85–859, title II, § 201,Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1372; amended Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, §§ 1905(c)(3), 1906(b)(13)(A),Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1823, 1834.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 5272, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 650, related to requirement and approval of bond as condition to commencing business of rectifier of spirits, prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 85–859. See section 5173 (a), (d) of this title.
Provisions similar to those comprising this section were contained in prior sections 5304(a)(5) and 5310(d), act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 655, 658, prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 85–859.

1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–455, § 1906(b)(13)(A), struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–455, § 1905(c)(3), struck out “and Territories” after “several States”.
Effective Date of 1976 Amendment

Amendment by section 1905(c)(3) ofPub. L. 94–455effective on first day of first month which begins more than 90 days after Oct. 4, 1976, see section 1905(d) ofPub. L. 94–455, set out as a note under section 5005 of this title.

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