S. 1853 (98th): A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to exempt from duties equipments and repairs to certain vessels, and for other purposes.


Sep 19, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 7, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Tower

Senator from Texas


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

9/19/1983--Introduced.Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to exempt vessels designed and used primarily for transporting passengers or property from the duty on equipment and repairs made in a foreign country ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 19, 1983

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Nov 7, 1983
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1853”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3330 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 16, 1983

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 30, 1984

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