H.R. 1720 (99th): A bill to ensure payment of the regular duties imposed on imported ethyl alcohol and payment of the additional duty imposed on ethyl alcohol when imported for use in producing a mixture of gasoline and alcohol or used otherwise as fuel.


Mar 26, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 26, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Durbin

Representative for Illinois's 20th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

3/26/1985--Introduced.Amends the Tariff Schedules of the United States to provide a duty on certain ethyl alcohol that is used as a fuel.Provides, under specified circumstances, for a refund of additional ... Read more >

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Mar 26, 1985

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1720”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (15D, 5R) (show)
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S. 2051 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 5, 1986

H.R. 4800 (Related)
Trade and International Economic Policy Reform Act of 1986

Passed House
Last Action: May 22, 1986

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