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H.R. 2261: Customs Business Fairness Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 10, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2261

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 10, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Meeks, Mr. Foster, Mr. Welch, Mr. Vela, and Mr. Gonzalez of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend title 11 of the United States Code, to allow full subrogation, including subrogation to the priority rights of the United States, of claims for the payment of customs duties.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Customs Business Fairness Act of 2019.

2.

Amendment

Section 507(d) of title 11, United States Code, is amended by inserting excluding subparagraph (F) after (a)(8).

3.

Effective date; application of amendment

(a)

Effective date

Except as provided in subsection (b), this Act and the amendment made by this Act shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.

(b)

Application of amendment

The amendment made by this Act shall not apply with respect to cases commenced under title 11 of the United States Code before the date of the enactment of this Act.