References in Text
The Federal Alcohol Administration Act, referred to in subsec. (d)(1), is act Aug. 29, 1935, ch. 814, 49 Stat. 977, as amended, which is classified generally to subchapter I (§ 201 et seq.) of chapter 8 of Title 27, Intoxicating Liquors. The basic permit is covered by sections 203 and 204 of Title 27. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 201 of Title 27 and Tables.
A prior section 5171, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 627, related to “premises prohibited for distilling”, prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 85–859. See sections 5178(a)(1)(B), (b), (c)(2), and 5505(b) of this title.
Provisions similar to those comprising subsecs. (a), (b)(1) and (c) of this section were contained in prior sections of act Aug. 16, 1954, prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 85–859, as follows:
5172, 5175(a), 5177(a), 5178, 5231, 5243(a), 5271(a), 5301–5303, 5305, 5331(a)(1).
The prior sections, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, are set out in 68A Stat. 627 to 631, 643, 645, 650, 654, 655.
1979—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 96–39 added subsecs. (a) and (b) and redesignated former subsecs. (a) and (b) as (c) and (d), respectively.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–39 redesignated former subsec. (a) as (c) and inserted provisions relating to an application requirement where new operations are added and permitting the Secretary to establish minimum capacity and level of activity requirements. Former subsec. (c) redesignated (e).
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 96–39 redesignated former subsec. (b) as (d) and substituted reference to subsection (c) for reference to subsection (a) and struck out reference to section 5274.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 96–39 redesignated former subsec. (c) as (e) and substituted reference to processor for reference to rectifier and reference to warehouseman for reference to bonded warehouseman and struck out reference to bottler.
1976—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 94–455, §§ 1905(a)(13)(A), 1906(b)(13)(A), struck out “49 Stat. 978;” before “27 U.S.C. 203, 204” in parenthetical provisions after “Federal Alcohol Administration Act” and struck out “or his delegate” after “Secretary”.
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 94–455, § 1905(a)(13)(B), struck out par. (3) under which persons who were qualified on June 30, 1959, to perform operations for which a permit was required covering operations not required to be covered by a basic permit under the Federal Alcohol Administration Act had been allowed to continue operations pending a reasonable opportunity to make application for a permit.
Transitional Rules Relating to All-In-Bond Method
Pub. L. 96–39, title VIII, § 809(a), (b), July 26, 1979, 93 Stat. 292, as amended by Pub. L. 99–514, § 2, Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2095, provided that:
“(a) New Application Required.—
“(2) Current registration to remain in effect.—
Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the registration of any person under section 5171 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986
which is in effect on December 31, 1979
, shall remain in effect until final action on the application required by paragraph (1).
“(b) Continuing Operations at Existing Premises.—With respect to any operation which was permitted to be conducted on May 1, 1979, at premises which were registered on such date under section 5171 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the determination of whether such premises qualify for registration under such section as a distilled spirits plant shall be made without regard to whether or not—
the person engaged in operations at such premises is registered under such section with respect to such premises as a distiller
such premises meet the minimum capacity and level of activity requirements for that type of operation.”