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Text of the To increase the fee for the enforcement of the Tea Importation Act.

This bill was introduced on July 30, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 30, 1993 (Introduced).

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HR 2818 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2818

To increase the fee for the enforcement of the Tea Importation Act.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 30, 1993

Mr. SYNAR (for himself and Mr. DURBIN) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To increase the fee for the enforcement of the Tea Importation Act.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. FEE INCREASE.

    (a) AMENDMENTS TO ACT- The Tea Importation Act is amended by--

      (1) striking out sections 11 and 12, and

      (2) inserting the 4th undesignated paragraph under the center heading ‘FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION’ of title II of the Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act, 1942 (21 U.S.C. 46a) as a new section 11 of such Act.

    (b) AMENDMENT TO SECTION- The section 11 added to the Tea Importation Act by subsection (a) is amended to read as follows:

    ‘SEC. 11. No tea or merchandise described as tea shall be examined for importation into the United States or released by the Collector of Customs under the Tea Importation Act unless the importer or consignee of such tea or merchandise has paid, before such examination, a fee of 10 cents for each hundred weight or fraction thereof of such tea or merchandise. Such fee shall be deposited into the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts.’.