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Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit the importation into the United States of colombo tantalite from certain countries involved in the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
09/25/2001Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
09/26/2001Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
09/25/2001Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on International Relations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/25/2001Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on International Relations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/25/2001Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on International Relations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/25/2001Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 12/04/2001

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Ways and Means09/25/2001 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade09/26/2001 Referred to
House International Relations09/25/2001 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/25/2001)

Prohibits the importation into the United States of colombo tantalite (coltan) or tantalum, tantalum ore, or tantalum powder from the countries of Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, or the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Prohibits a U.S. person from purchasing such products from such countries outside of the United States. Sets forth a civil penalty for violations of this Act.

Directs the Commissioner of Customs to determine, to the extent possible, the origins of such products in order to prevent their transshipment through another country for the purpose of evading the requirements of this Act.