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H.R. 8425 (96th): A bill to amend the Tariff Schedules of the United States regarding the rate of duty that may be proclaimed by the President with respect to sugar imports.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Dec 4, 1980.


Amends the Tariff Schedules of the United States to authorize the President to proclaim a rate of duty not lower than .01 cents per pound raw value for specified sugar products. Stipulates that at the time of such finding the world price of sugar must exceed double: (1) the existing level of the domestic sugar loan program; or (2) if such program is suspended, its level at the time of suspension.