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Text of To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to extend certain provisions relating to verification of wages and ...

...of wages and issuance of duty refund certificates to insular producers in the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, and Ame

This bill was introduced on June 22, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 22, 1994 (Introduced).

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HR 4628 IH

103d CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4628

To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to extend certain provisions relating to verification of wages and issuance of duty refund certificates to insular producers in the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 22, 1994

Mr. DE LUGO introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to extend certain provisions relating to verification of wages and issuance of duty refund certificates to insular producers in the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF VERIFICATION AND CERTIFICATE ISSUANCE PROVISIONS.

    Additional U.S. Note 5(h)(i) to Chapter 91 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States is amended by striking ‘and before January 1, 1995,’ and inserting ‘and before January 1, 2007,’.

SEC. 2. CIVIL PENALTY FOR IMPORTING MERCHANDISE WITH A COUNTERFEIT MARK.

    Section 1526 of title 19, United States Code, is amended by adding a subsection (f) to read as follows:

    ‘(f) Any person who directs, assists financially or otherwise, or is in any way concerned with the importation of merchandise seized pursuant to paragraph (e) shall be subject to a civil fine. For the first such seizure, the fine shall be equal to the value that the merchandise would have had if it were genuine. For the second seizure and thereafter, the fine shall be equal to twice the value that the merchandise would have had if it were genuine.’.