About the bill
H.R. 3551 reauthorizes and amends the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program to reflect current industry practices and threats to the global supply chain.
Specifically the bill:
establishes the C-TPAT program, formal duties of the Director, and makes the program the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) for the United States;
expands the number of entities that are eligible for C-TPAT participation to include importers, exporters, customs brokers, fowarders, air, sea, and land carriers, and contract logistics providers;
establishes a tiered system of tangible benefits into which C-TPAT participants fall ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 24, 2017
Length: 24 pages
H.R. 3551 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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