Text: H.R.2261 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/10/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2261


To amend title 11 of the United States Code, to allow full subrogation, including subrogation to the priority rights of the United States, of claims for the payment of customs duties.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 10, 2019

Mr. King of New York (for himself, Mr. Meeks, Mr. Foster, Mr. Welch, Mr. Vela, and Mr. Gonzalez of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 11 of the United States Code, to allow full subrogation, including subrogation to the priority rights of the United States, of claims for the payment of customs duties.

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 “Customs Business Fairness Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Amendment.

Section 507(d) of title 11, United States Code, is amended by inserting “excluding subparagraph (F)” after “(a)(8)”.

SEC. 3. Effective date; application of amendment.

(a) Effective date.—Except as provided in subsection (b), this Act and the amendment made by this Act shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.

(b) Application of amendment.—The amendment made by this Act shall not apply with respect to cases commenced under title 11 of the United States Code before the date of the enactment of this Act.