H.R. 717 (98th): A bill to provide that certain property held in foreign-trade zones shall be exempt from State and local ad valorem taxation.


Jan 6, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Wright Jr.

Representative for Texas's 12th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)
1/6/1983--Introduced.Exempts from State and local ad valorem taxation: (1) tangible personal property imported from outside the United States and held in a foreign-trade zone for certain purposes; and (2) tangible ... Read more >
Related Bills

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H.R. 7339 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 30, 1982

S. 1411 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 6, 1983

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Jan 6, 1983


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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