Text: H.R.3673 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/05/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3673


To impose a ban on the importation of certain petroleum products from Venezuela.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 5, 2017

Mr. Coffman introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To impose a ban on the importation of certain petroleum products from Venezuela.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protecting Against Tyranny and Responsible Imports Act (PATRIA) of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition on importation of petroleum products from Venezuela.

(a) In general.—No person may import into the customs territory of the United States any petroleum product described in subsection (b) that is the product of Venezuela.

(b) Petroleum products described.—The petroleum products described in this subsection are products provided for in the following headings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States:

(1) Heading 2709.

(2) Heading 2710.

(3) Heading 2711.

(4) Heading 2713.

(c) Rule of construction.—For purposes of the prohibition in subsection (a), the term “import” includes withdrawal from warehouse for consumption.

(d) Termination.—This section terminates on the date on which the President certifies to Congress that the Government of Venezuela has dissolved the Constituent Assembly and restored the National Assembly in accordance with the results of the parliamentary elections in 2015.


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