Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
02/13/2020          

FAIR TARIFF Act of 2019

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02/13/2020 Introduced in House Open

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116TH CONGRESS 
2D SESSION H. R. 5911 

To provide for the liquidation or reliquidation of certain entries of products 
of European Union member states exported on or before October 9, 
2019, and entered on or after October 18, 2019. 

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

FEBRUARY 13, 2020 
Mr. PASCRELL introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 

Committee on Ways and Means 

A BILL 
To provide for the liquidation or reliquidation of certain 

entries of products of European Union member states 
exported on or before October 9, 2019, and entered 
on or after October 18, 2019. 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-1

tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 2

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 3

This Act maybe cited as the ‘‘For Accurate Import 4

Relief To Aid Retailers and Importers of Foreign Freights 5

Act of 2019’’ or ‘‘FAIR TARIFF Act of 2019’’. 6

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SEC. 2. CERTAIN ENTRIES OF PRODUCTS OF EUROPEAN 1

UNION MEMBER STATES ENTERED AFTER OC-2

TOBER 1, 2019. 3

(a) IN GENERAL.—Notwithstanding sections 514 and 4

520 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1514 and 1520), 5

or any other provision of law, U.S. Customs and Border 6

Protection shall— 7

(1) liquidate or reliquidate each entry of a 8

product— 9

(A) provided for in subheading 9903.89.05, 10

9903.89.10, 9903.89.13, 9903.89.16, 11

9903.89.19, 9903.89.22, 9903.89.25, 12

9903.89.28, 9903.89.31, 9903.89.34, 13

9903.89.37, 9903.89.40, 9903.89.43, 14

9903.89.46, or 9903.89.49 of the HTS; and 15

(B) that— 16

(i) was exported to the United States 17

on or before October 9, 2019; and 18

(ii) was entered, or withdrawn from 19

warehouse for consumption, during the 20

120-day period beginning on October 18, 21

2019; and 22

(2) refund to the importer of record the amount 23

of additional duties previously collected on the entry 24

of that product by reason of the application of that 25

subheading of the HTS to the product. 26

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(b) REQUEST.— 1

(1) IN GENERAL.—Liquidation or reliquidation 2

may be made under subsection (a) with respect to 3

an entry described in subsection (a) only if a request 4

is filed with the U.S. Customs and Border Protec-5

tion not later than 90 days after the date of the en-6

actment of this Act. 7

(2) CLARIFICATION.—The filing of an entry de-8

scribed in subsection (a) may serve as the filing of 9

a request described in paragraph (1) with respect to 10

the entry. 11

(c) REFUND OF AMOUNTS OWED.— 12

(1) UNLIQUIDATED ENTRIES.—For an entry 13

described in subsection (a) that is unliquidated, any 14

duties, including interest, eligible for a refund under 15

subsection (a) shall be processed for purposes of liq-16

uidation in accordance with sections 504 and 505 of 17

the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1504 and 1505). 18

(2) RELIQUIDATED ENTRIES.—Any amounts 19

owed by the United States pursuant to a reliquida-20

tion of an entry described in subsection (a) (includ-21

ing interest from the date of entry) shall be re-22

funded not later than 90 days after the date on 23

which the request for reliquidation is filed under 24

subsection (b). 25

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(d) HTS DEFINED.—In this section, the term 1

‘‘HTS’’ means the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 2

United States. 3

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Bill Pascrell D-NJ 02/13/2020 Sponsor
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02/13/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.Action By: House of Representatives
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There is one summary for H.R.5911. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/13/2020) This bill provides for the liquidation or reliquidation of certain entries of products of European Union countries exported to the United States on or before October 9, 2019, and entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, during the 120-day period beginning on October 18, 2019.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/13/2020) This bill provides for the liquidation or reliquidation of certain entries of products of European Union countries exported to the United States on or before October 9, 2019, and entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, during the 120-day period beginning on October 18, 2019.
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Europe
Pascrell introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and MeansA BILLTo provide for the liquidation or reliquidation of certain entries of products of European Union member states exported on or before October 9, 2019, and entered on or after October 18, 2019

European Union
Pascrell introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and MeansA BILLTo provide for the liquidation or reliquidation of certain entries of products of European Union member states exported on or before October 9, 2019, and entered on or after October 18, 2019

Freight
116 HR 5911 IH: For Accurate Import Relief To Aid Retailers and Importers of Foreign Freights Act of 2019 U


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