S. 3597 (112th): Low Value Shipment Regulatory Modernization Act of 2012


Sep 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Thune

Senior Senator from South Dakota



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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012
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Full Title

A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to increase and adjust for inflation the maximum value of articles that may be imported duty-free by one person on one day, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/20/2012--Introduced.Low Value Shipment Regulatory Modernization Act of 2012 - Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to increase from $200 to $800 for FY2013, and to $800 adjusted annually for inflation ... Read more >

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Sep 20, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3597”). 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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S. 489 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Mar 7, 2013

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