H.R. 2454 (97th): A bill to extend duty-free treatment to certain freight containers.


Mar 11, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 16, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edgar “Ed” Jenkins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

3/11/1981--Introduced.Amends the Tariff Schedules of the United States to provide for the duty-free treatment of specified freight containers. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 11, 1981

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 16, 1981
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2454”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 7660 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Nov 17, 1980

H.R. 4566 (Related)
A bill to reduce certain duties, to suspend temporarily certain duties, to extend certain ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 12, 1983

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