H.R. 5821 (112th): To provide for duty free treatment for certain United States Government property returned to the United States.


May 17, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim McDermott

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 17, 2012
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Summary (CRS)

5/17/2012--Introduced.Amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to provide duty-free treatment for certain federal property returned to the United States. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 17, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5821”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 4675 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2007

H.R. 6656 (Related)
Customs Enhanced Enforcement and Trade Facilitation Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2012

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