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This document shows the changes in pre-existing laws under the jurisdiction of the Committee on Finance that were made by the bill H.R. 4848 (P.L. 100-418), the "Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988.” It was prepared by the Staff of the Committee on Finance in order to assist the Committee in its oversight of the trade laws during the 101st Congress. The purpose of the document is to provide a clear comparison between the trade laws as they existed immediately prior to the enactment of H.R. 4848 and the trade laws as they exist today.
Changes in existing laws made by H.R. 4848 (P.L. 100-418), as passed, are shown as follows: existing law that was omitted is enclosed in black brackets; new matter is printed in italic; existing law in which no change was made is shown in roman.
Sec. 739. Establishment of product categories for short life cycle merchandise.
Subtitle D-General Provisions
Sec. 779. [Drawbacks.] Drawback treatment.
[TITLE I-TARIFF SCHEDULES OF THE UNITED STATES]
Title 1-Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
SEC. 304. MARKING OF IMPORTED ARTICLES AND CONTAINERS.
[(h) PENALTIES.—If any person shall, with intent to conceal the information given thereby or contained therein, deface, destroy, remove, alter, cover, obscure, or obliterate any mark required under the provisions of this Act, he shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.]
(h) PENALTIES.—Any person who, with intent to conceal the information given thereby or contained therein, defaces, destroys, removes, alters, covers, obscures, or obliterates any mark required under the provisions of this Act shall
(1) upon conviction for the first violation of this subsection, be fined not more than $100,000, or imprisoned for not more than 1 year, or both; and
(2) upon conviction for the second or any subsequent violation of this subsection, be fined not more than $250,000, or impris
oned for not more than 1 year, or both. SEC. 305. IMMORAL ARTICLES—IMPORTATION PROHIBITED.
(a) PROHIBITION OF IMPORTATION.-All persons are prohibited from importing into the United States from any foreign country any book, pamphlet, paper, writing, advertisement, circular, print, picture, or drawing containing any matter advocating or urging
LLOYD BENTSEN, Texas, Chairman
BOB PACKWOOD, Oregon
WILLIAM V. ROTH, JR., Delaware
JOHN C. DANFORTH, Missouri BILL BRADLEY, New Jersey
JOHN H. CHAFEE, Rhode Island GEORGE J. MITCHELL, Maine
JOHN HEINZ, Pennsylvania DAVID PRYOR, Arkansas
MALCOLM WALLOP, Wyoming DONALD W. RIEGLE, JR., Michigan
DAVID DURENBERGER, Minnesota JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER IV, West Virginia WILLIAM L. ARMSTRONG, Colorado TOM DASCHLE, South Dakota
JAMES C. GOULD, Staff Director and Chief Counsel
EDMUND J. MIHALSKI, Minority Chief of Staff
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