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Introduced in House (07/20/2005)

Amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to repeal drawback and refund of duty requirements relating to: (1) certain articles made from imported merchandise; (2) substitution for drawback purposes; (3) merchandise not conforming to sample or specifications; (4) imported salt for curing fish; (5) exportation of meats cured with imported salt; (6) materials for construction and equipment of vessels built for foreigners; (7) jet aircraft engines; (8) an unused merchandise drawback; (9) use of domestic merchandise acquired in exchange for imported merchandise of same kind and quality; (10) vessels built for account of resident of North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) country; (11) substitution of finished petroleum derivatives; (12) packaging material; (13) designation of merchandise by successor; (14) drawback certificates; (15) eligibility of entered or withdrawn merchandise; (16) multiple drawback claims; (17) drawbacks for recovered material; and (18) articles shipped to the U.S. insular possessions.

Revises and/or prescribes procedures regarding: (1) drawback for exported merchandise; (2) drawback claimants; (3) a time limitation for filing drawback claims; (4) the drawback amount; (5) refunds, waivers, or reductions under certain free trade agreements; (6) merchandise for use in certain vessels; (7) agricultural merchandise; (8) destruction of merchandise; (9) a limitation on exportation requirement; (10) claiming exportation or destruction; and (11) drawback regulations.

Defines "drawback" to mean a refund of 99% of applicable duties, taxes, and fees paid pursuant to federal law upon importation of merchandise, and not refunded under any other law, in a case in which: (1) the imported merchandise or its substitute, or drawback merchandise or its substitute, is exported; or (2) the imported merchandise is destroyed.