TTB Press Release

Art Resnick

For Immediate Release
April 11, 2003


Washington - The Alcohol, Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) announced the issuance of a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register on April 11, 2003, proposing to amend its regulations to permit industry members to use electronic technology to reduce the need for and storage of paper documents. TTB is proposing to allow the use of electronic, rather than handwritten, signatures to sign certain forms, and to submit certain forms to TTB electronically through a TTB-approved electronic document receiving system.

Written comments must be received on or before May 12, 2003.

Comments may be sent to any of the following addresses:

  • Chief, Regulations and Procedures Division, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, PO Box 50221, Washington, DC 20091-0221 (Attn: Notice No. 5)
  • (202) 927-8525 (facsimile);
  • (e-mail);
  • (online). A comment form is available with the online version of this notice posted on our Internet Web site.