S. 1399 (98th): A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to prevent the exportation or importation of certain vehicles.

May 26, 1983 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Charles Percy
Senator from Illinois
Related Bills
H.R. 1744 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 01, 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 civil penalties for persons who import, export, or attempt to import or export:
(1) any stolen self-propelled vehicle, vessel, aircraft, or part thereof; or
(2) a self-propelled vehicle or vehicle part knowing that its identification number has been altered.
Requires the forfeiture of any such vehicle or vehicle part.
Requires that persons who attempt to export a used self-propelled vehicle must present to the appropriate customs officer the vehicle and a document describing such vehicle.

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