(June 17, 1930, ch. 497, title IV, § 448,46 Stat. 714; Pub. L. 91–271, title III, § 301(e),June 2, 1970, 84 Stat. 288; Pub. L. 103–182, title VI, § 656,Dec. 8, 1993, 107 Stat. 2211.)
Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in act Sept. 21, 1922, ch. 356, title IV, § 448,42 Stat. 953
. That section was superseded by section 448 of act June 17, 1930, comprising this section, and repealed by section 651(a)(1) of the 1930 act.
Provisions similar to those in this section concerning preliminary entries, and a further provision that on making such entry lading might proceed by both day and night, were contained in act Feb. 13, 1911, ch. 46, § 2,36 Stat. 900
, prior to repeal by act Sept. 21, 1922, ch. 356, title IV, § 643,42 Stat. 989
Provisions for the estimation of duties, and the issuance of permits for delivery of merchandise, and provisions prescribing the contents of such permits, were contained in R.S. § 2869, (as amended by act June 5, 1894, ch. 92, § 2,28 Stat. 86
) and § 2870, prior to repeal by act Sept. 21, 1922, ch. 356, title IV, § 642,42 Stat. 989
Provisions as to the removal of merchandise brought in any vessel from a foreign port or place, from the wharf or place where it might be landed or put, before it had been weighed, gauged, measured, etc., were contained in R.S. § 2882, prior to repeal by act Sept. 21, 1922, ch. 356, title IV, § 642,42 Stat. 989
1993—Pub. L. 103–182
in first sentence, substituted “enter or clear)” for “enter)” and “required to make entry under section
of this title, or vehicle required to report arrival under section
of this title,” for “or vehicle arriving from a foreign port or place”, inserted “or transmitted pursuant to an electronic data interchange system” after “issued”, and substituted “the Customs Service.” for “the appropriate customs officer: Provided, That the master may make a preliminary entry of a vessel by making oath or affirmation to the truth of the statements contained in the vessel’s manifest and delivering the manifest to the customs officer who boards such vessel, but the making of such preliminary entry shall not excuse the master from making formal entry of his vessel at the customhouse, as provided by this chapter.”, in second sentence, struck out “, preliminary or otherwise,” after “After the entry”, substituted “the Customs Service” for “such customs officer”, and inserted “, electronically pursuant to an authorized electronic data interchange system or otherwise,” after “may issue a permit”, and substituted last four sentences for former last sentence which read as follows: “Any merchandise or baggage so unladen from any vessel or vehicle for which entry is not made within forty-eight hours exclusive of Sunday and holidays from the time of the entry of the vessel or report of the vehicle, unless a longer time is granted by such customs officer, as provided in section
of this title, shall be sent to a bonded warehouse or the public stores and held as unclaimed at the risk and expense of the consignee in the case of merchandise and of the owner in the case of baggage, until entry thereof is made.”
1970—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 91–271
substituted references to appropriate customs officer or such customs officer for references to collector wherever appearing.
Effective Date of 1970 Amendment
For effective date of amendment by Pub. L. 91–271
, see section 203 ofPub. L. 91–271
, set out as a note under section
of this title.
Transfer of Functions
For transfer of functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of the United States Customs Service of the Department of the Treasury, including functions of the Secretary of the Treasury relating thereto, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections
, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section