H.R. 2588 (98th): A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 regarding the public disclosure of certain manifest information.

Apr 19, 1983 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 5926 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 26, 1984

S. 1409 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 06, 1983

Donald Pease
Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district
Related Bills
H.R. 5926 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 26, 1984

S. 1409 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 06, 1983


This bill was introduced on April 19, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 19, 1983
Referred to Committee Apr 19, 1983

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4 cosponsors (4D) (show)

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Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make available for public disclosure certain information contained in the manifests of cargo vessels arriving in the United States. Provides that such information shall not be made available for public disclosure if such information must be kept secret for reasons of national defense or foreign policy. Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to establish procedures to provide access to such manifests.

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