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Introduced in House (05/15/2001)

Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to revise provisions requiring a refund of duties (drawback) on articles or merchandise which has been exported or destroyed under the supervision of the Customs Service within three years after importation or withdrawal, and which, among other things, is ultimately sold at retail and for any reason returned to and accepted by the importer or the claimant under the provisions of the importer's or claimant's merchandise warranty provision. Authorizes a drawback to be claimed by designating any entry of such merchandise that was imported within one year before its exportation or destruction. Prohibits the allowance of a drawback unless the completed article is exported or destroyed under the supervision of the Customs Service within five years after its importation.

Sets forth drawback requirements with regard to: (1) use of domestic merchandise acquired in exchange for imported merchandise of same kind and quality; (2) packaging material; and (3) liquidation of entries.

Sets forth penalties for false drawback claims.

Provides for the liquidation or reliquidation of certain entries filed at the ports of Laredo, Texas, Hidalgo, Texas, and Wilmington, Delaware.