S. 955 (100th): A bill to amend section 507 of the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide an allowance for detectable moisture and impurities in determining tare on imports of crude oil and petroleum products.


Apr 8, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 8, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Spark Matsunaga

Senator from Hawaii


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Summary (CRS)

4/8/1987--Introduced.Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make allowance for detectable moisture and impurities within imported crude oil or petroleum products when ascertaining tare on such imports. Applies this Act ... Read more >

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Apr 8, 1987

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H.R. 2034 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 9, 1987

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