H.R. 3157 (98th): A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 regarding same condition drawbacks and same kind and quality drawbacks, and for other purposes.

May 26, 1983 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 1430 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 08, 1983

William Frenzel
Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district
Related Bills
S. 1430 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 08, 1983

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

Signed by the President
Oct 30, 1984


This bill was introduced on May 26, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 26, 1983
Referred to Committee May 26, 1983

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Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to provide for the refund ("drawback") of any import duty, tax, or fee which was imposed on imported merchandise if merchandise of the same kind and quality:
(1) is, within three years, exported, or destroyed under customs supervision; and
(2) is not used within the United States before such exportation or destruction.
Provides for the same kind of refund treatment for packaging material imported for use in performing incidental operations with regard to the packaging or repackaging of imported merchandise.

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