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A BILL TO AMEND CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
OF THE TARIFF ACT OF 1930 AND RELATED LAWS,

AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

MAY 27, 28, AND 29, 1953

Printed for the use of the Committee on Ways and Means

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COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

DANIEL A. REED, New York, Chairman THOMAS A. JENKINS, Ohio

JERE COOPER, Tennessee RICHARD M. SIMPSON, Pennsylvania

JOHN D. DINGELL, Michigan ROBERT W. KEAN, New Jersey

WILBUR D. MILLS, Arkansas CARL T. CURTIS, Nebraska

NOBLE J. GREGORY, Kentucky NOAH M. MASON, Illinois

A. SIDNEY CAMP, Georgia THOMAS E. MARTIN, Iowa

AIME J. FORAND, Rhode Island HAL HOLMES, Washington

HERMAN P. EBERHARTER, Pennsylvania JOHN W. BYRNES, Wisconsin

CECIL R. KING, California ANGIER L. GOODWIN, Massachusetts

THOMAS J. O'BRIEN, Illinois
ANTONI N. SADLAK, Connecticut

HALE BOGGS, Louisiana
HOWARD H. BAKER, Tennessee
THOMAS B. CURTIS, Missouri
VICTOR A. KNOX, Michigan
JAMES B. UTT, California

GORDON GRAND, JR., Clerk
THOMAS A. MARTIN, Assistant Clerk

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CONTENTS

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Text of H, R. 5106..

Statement of

Altschuler, Benjamin M., counsel, Customs Brokers and Forwarders

Association of America, Inc.-

Beiter, Alfred F., national president, National Customs Service

Association.

Bennett, Julia D., director, Washington office, American Library

Association.

Berkowitz, Max, codirector, National Authority for the Ladies'

Handbag Industry-

Breckinridge, John, on behalf of Pin, Clip and Fastener Association..

Bruno, Vincent J., manager, import division, world trade department,

Commerce and Industry Association of New York --

Burnstine, B. N., representing National Jewelers Association..

Colburn, J. Bradley, Association of the Customs Bar..

Crawford, Hon. Fred L., Washington, D. C.

Grinberg, P. Irving, executive vice chairman, Jewelers Vigilance

Committee, Inc..

Jones, Rowland, Jr., president, American Retail Federation.-

Krebs, Alfred V., counsel, National Federation of American Shipping--

Lerch, John G., New York, N. Y.----

Martin, Robert F., executive secretary, Vitrified China Association,

Inc.

McFaden, C. P., chairman, rubber footwear division, Rubber Manu-

facturers Association --

Pickrell, Eugene R., attorney, New York, N. Y.

Prince, Gregory S., general solicitor, Association of American Railroads.

Radcliffe, Harry S., executive vice president, National Council of

American Importers, Inc.

Ray, John C., chairman, import and customs committee, Detroit

Board of Commerce.

Rose, Hon. H. Chapman, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, ac-

companied by Charles R. McNeill, Assistant General Counsel;

David B. Strubinger, Acting Commissioner of Customs; and W. R.

Johnson, Assistant to the Commissioner of Customs..

Strackbein, (. R., chairman, Nationwide Committee of Industry,

Agriculture, and Labor on Import-Export Policy -

Tipton, Stuart G., general counsel, Air Transport Association of

America --

Wagner, Dr. Cary, president, Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufac-

turers Association of the United States; also representing Manu-

facturing Chemists Association, Inc.--

White, Richard P., executive secretary, American Association of

Nurseryman.
Additional information submitted for the record by-

Air Transport Association of America: Letter from S. G. Tipton,

general counsel, transmitting proposed amendment.
Allied Chemical & Dye Corp., letter from M. M. Biddison, president--
American Farm Bureau Federation, letter from John C. Lynn, legis-

lative director.
American Knit Handwear Association, Inc., letter from Harry A.

Moss, Jr., secretary-

American Retail Federation, member associations of

American Tariff League, letter from A. C. Ackerman, first vice presi-

dent.

Burley and Dark Leaf Tobacco Export Association, Inc., statement

of Randolph S. Taylor, executive secretary --

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Additional information submitted for the record by-Continued

Central Manufacturing Co., letter from Gilbert Rosenthal, vice

president.

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Columbia University Libraries, letter from Richard H. Logsdon, as-
sociate director.--

224
Commerce and Industry Association of New York, Inc., letter from
Joseph A. Sinclair, secretary, to Secretary of the Treasury

140

Commerce Department, statement of Hon. Samuel W. Anderson,

Assistant Secretary -

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Cornell University Library, letter from Stephen A. McCarthy, di-
rector,

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Cranbrook Academy of Art, letter from Henry S. Booth, chairman.. 223

Detroit Board of Commerce:

Resolution of

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Statement of John C. Ray, chairman, import and customs com-

mittee, on H. R. 4034_

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Telegram from Gerald R. Heatter, world trade manager.

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Energetic Worsted Corp., statement of John J. Hosey, president. 202

Export Managers' Club of New Orleans, telegram from David A.
Kattan, president..

225

Foreign Trade Association of Southern California, telegram from

Robert D. Parrish, president.

221

Fountain Pen and Mechanical Pencil Manufacturers' Association,

statement of Frank I.. King, executive secretary-

216

Haase, A. C. L., Co., letter from Walter S. Haase -

222

Houston Chamber of Commerce, telegram from John C. Flanagan,

president

221

Houston World Trade Association, telegram from Tom Brown, presi-

dent

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International House, letter from G. E. Roper, Jr., director, world

trade development-

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Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, letter from Alonzo Lansford, director - 224
Johns Hopkins University Library, letter from Warren J. Haas,
acquisitions hrad.

224
Kean, Hon. Robert W.: Proposed amendment to sec. 522 (d) of the
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended.-

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Lerch, John G., letter from.

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Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, letter from Roy M. Hagen,

president -

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Museum of Modern Art, letter from Rene d'Harnoncourt-

210

Mutual Security Agency, statement of

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National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Importers, Inc., letter

from Harry L. Lourie, executive vice president-

209

National Association of Waste Material Dealers, Inc., statement of

Richard Levi, chairman, legislative committee, Textile Fibers

Institute

219

National Cotton Council of America, letter from William Rhea Blake,

executive vice president--

208

National Creameries Association, letter from Otie M. Reed, Wash-

ington representative.-

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National Customs Service Association:

Additional statement of Alfred F. Beiter..

108

How Congress and the courts have supported the vital function of

customs supervision and inspection and rejected the calculated

risk policy set forth in section 24 of H. R. 5106.

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Legislative background and history of tariff laws..

78

Letter from

Beiter, Alfred E. national president-

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Frankel, Allan J., chairman, wage and hours committee.. 112

National Federation of American Shipping: Letter from A. U. Krebs,

counsel...

114

National Foreign Trade Council, statement of William S. Swingle,

president.-

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Nationwide Committee of Industry, Agriculture, and Labor on

import-export policy:

Excerpts and correspondence from previous hearings concerning

legislation.--

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Letter from 0. R. Strackbein, chairman.

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Additional information submitted for the record by-Continued

New York Board of Trade, telegram from Fred J. Emmerich, chair-

man, international trade section.-
Pennsylvania, University of, letter from Froelich Rainey, director,

university museum...
Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, resolution of
Port of New Orleans, letter from E. H. Lockenberg, general manager.-
Port of Seattle, letter from Warren D. Lamport, managing director---
Princeton University Library, letter from Lawrence Heyl, associate

librarian.
Propeller Club of the United States, port of Houston, telegram from

Edwin Eikel, president-

Scarbrough, E. M., & Sons, letter from J. W. Scarbrough enclosing

correspondence from W. R. Zanes & Co..

Siber Hegner & Co., Inc., letter from Frederic A. Fery, Jr., assistant

secretary

Tobacco Associates, Inc., statement of J. B. Hutson, president-
Trans-Pacific Import & Export Co., letter from Edward J. Kraft,

manager.

Treasury Department:

Customs Simplification Act of 1953, comparison with act of 1951.

Letter from Hon. H. Chapman Rose, transmitting proposed

amendment to section 303.

Report on H. R. 5106....

Summary explanation of H. R. 5106, by Committee on Ways and

Means...

U. S. Customs Inspectors' Association, letter from C. W. Tait, chair-

man, law and publicity committee

United States Chamber of Commerce, letter from Clarence R. Miles..

Vitrified China Association, Inc.: New Montreal Store Attracts

United States Tourists, item from Retailing, September 29, 1952-.

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