26 U.S. Code § 5215. Return of tax determined distilled spirits to bonded premises
A prior section 5215, act Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 640, related to exemption of distillers of fruit brandy from certain requirements, prior to the general revision of this chapter by Pub. L. 85–859. See sections 5201(c), 5312(a), (c), 5373(a) and 5562 of this title.
1979—Pub. L. 96–39 amended section generally thereby authorizing the return of distilled spirits to the bonded premises of the distilled spirits plant for certain enumerated purposes except mere storage.
1977—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–176 reenacted existing provisions but struck out last sentence relating to applicability of chapter to distilled spirits returned to bonded premises, which was covered in subsec. (d).
1971—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 91–659, § 2(c)(1), struck out requirements that withdrawn distilled spirits be returned when found unsuitable, in bulk containers, before processing and before removal from the original container and permitted return of withdrawn distilled spirits other than products to which any alcoholic ingredients other than such distilled spirits have been added and made additional authorization under section 5234(a)(1)(B) for mingling returned distilled spirits.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 91–659, § 2(c)(2), (3), repealed subsec. (b) which provided for definition of “original container in which such distilled spirits were withdrawn from bonded premises” in the case of distilled spirits withdrawn by pipeline. Former subsec. (c) redesignated (b).
1965—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 89–44 inserted reference to destruction to redistillation, denaturation, and mingling in second sentence on list of options which might be used in disposing of returned distilled spirits.
Amendment by Pub. L. 95–176 effective on first day of first calendar month beginning more than 90 days after Nov. 14, 1977, see section 7 of Pub. L. 95–176, set out as a note under section 5003 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 91–659 effective on first day of first calendar month which begins more than 90 days after January 8, 1971, see section 6 of Pub. L. 91–659, set out as an Effective Date note under section 5066 of this title.
Subsec. (a) of this section to apply to distilled spirits to which alcoholic ingredients other than distilled spirits have been added and which have been withdrawn from a distilled spirits plant before Jan. 1, 1980, only if such spirits are returned to the distilled spirits plant from which withdrawn, see section 808(e) of Pub. L. 96–39, set out as a note under section 5061 of this title.