H.R. 1888 (98th): A bill to extend for five years the existing suspension of duty on crude feathers and down.


Mar 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 3, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edgar “Ed” Jenkins
Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district

See Instead:

S. 847 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 17, 1983

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
3/3/1983--Introduced.Amends the Tariff Schedules of the United States to extend the suspension of duty on crude feathers and down for five years.

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S. 847 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 1983

H.R. 3398 (Related)
Omnibus Tariff and Trade Act of 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 30, 1984

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Mar 3, 1983


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