HR 2722 IH

107th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2722

To implement a system of requirements on the importation of diamonds, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 2, 2001

Mr. HOUGHTON (for himself, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. HALL of Ohio, Mr. WOLF, Mr. ROYCE, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. EHLERS, Mr. LANTOS, Mr. COOKSEY, Mr. RUSH, Mr. GREENWOOD, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Mr. FLETCHER, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. LATOURETTE, Ms. CARSON of Indiana, Mrs. NORTHUP, Mr. BOUCHER, Mr. ROGERS of Michigan, Mr. ALLEN, Mr. SCHAFFER, Mr. DELAHUNT, Mr. WELDON of Florida, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. UPTON, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Mr. DIAZ-BALART, Ms. RIVERS, Mr. ENGLISH, Mr. SNYDER, Mr. UDALL of Colorado, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. COYNE, Mr. STARK, Mr. JEFFERSON, Mr. NEAL of Massachusetts, Mr. EVANS, Mr. HOEFFEL, and Mr. LEWIS of Georgia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To implement a system of requirements on the importation of diamonds, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

`WTO' mean the organization established pursuant to the WTO Agreement.

SEC. 4. REQUIREMENTS FOR THE IMPORTATION OF DIAMONDS.

SEC. 5. ENFORCEMENT.

SEC. 6. WAIVER AUTHORITY.

SEC. 7. ANNUAL REPORTS.

SEC. 8. GAO REPORT.

SEC. 9. STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION.

SEC. 10. CONSISTENCY OF ACTIONS UNDER THIS ACT WITH THE WTO.

SEC. 11. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

SEC. 12. SENSE OF CONGRESS ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SYSTEM OF CONTROLS.

SEC. 13. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 14. EFFECTIVE DATE.

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