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H.R. 4318: Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 4318 amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to temporarily modify certain rates of duty for provisions recommended by the International Trade Commission (ITC) pursuant to the new process established in the American Manufacturing and Competitiveness Act of 2016. The legislation includes more than 1,600 products that were recommended by the ITC.

Through the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB), Congress temporarily suspends or reduces tariffs on certain imports for three years. Most of these duty suspensions relate to chemicals or other inputs used by U.S ...

Sponsor and status

Kevin Brady

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2018
Length: 437 pages
Introduced:

Nov 9, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 13, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 13, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-239

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 2108: Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act of 2017

Introduced on Nov 9, 2017. 97% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Nov 9, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 16, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 26, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 31, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 4, 2018
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 13, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4318 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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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