1994—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 103–465 inserted “(as in effect on the day before the effective date of title II of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act) or section 1671 of this title” after “section 1303 of this title”.
1993—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–182, § 633(1), substituted “Customs Service by written, electronic or such other means as the Secretary by regulation shall prescribe,” for “appropriate customs officer in the form and manner prescribed by regulations of the Secretary of the Treasury,” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–182, § 633(2), substituted “custody of the Customs Service” for “customs custody”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–182, § 633(3), substituted “chapter 98 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States” for “paragraph 813”.
1988—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 100–418 inserted at end “This subsection shall not apply with respect to increases in rates of duty resulting from the enactment of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to replace the Tariff Schedules of the United States.”
1979—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 96–39 amended directory language of Pub. L. 93–618, § 331(c), to correct a typographical error, and did not involve any change in text. See 1975 Amendment note below.
1978—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 95–410, § 101, added par. (3).
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 95–410, § 204, substituted “publication in the Federal Register” for “publication in the weekly Treasury Decisions”.
1975—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 93–618, as amended by Pub. L. 96–39, inserted “or the imposition of countervailing duties under section 1303 of this title” after “antidumping duties”.
1970—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 91–271 substituted reference to the appropriate customs officer for reference to the collector.
1953—Act Aug. 8, 1953, amended section generally by dividing section into subsections, and by changing the provisions set out as subsecs. (a) and (b) to clarify such provisions with respect to effective dates of rates of duty.
1938—Act June 25, 1938, amended section generally, among which changes it inserted provisions set out as subsecs. (c) and (d).
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1994 Amendment
Pub. L. 103–465, title II, § 261(d)(2), Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4910, provided that:
“The amendments made by this subsection [amending this section and sections 1337
, and 2194
of this title and provisions set out as a note under section 1303 of this title
] shall take effect on the effective date of this title [Jan. 1, 1995
, see Effective Date of 1994 Amendment note set out under section 1671 of this title
Effective Date of 1975 Amendment
Pub. L. 93–618, title III, § 331(d), Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2053, as amended by Pub. L. 103–465, title II, § 261(d)(1)(A)(i), Dec. 8, 1994, 108 Stat. 4909, provided that:
The amendments made by this section [amending this section and sections 1303
of this title] shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act [Jan. 3, 1975
For purposes of applying the provisions of section 303(a)(4) of the Tariff Act of 1930
[section 1303(a)(4) of this title
] (as amended by subsection (a)) with respect to any investigation which was initiated before the date of the enactment of this Act [Jan. 3, 1975
] under section 303 of such Act (as in effect before such date), such investigation shall be treated as having been initiated on the day after such date of enactment under section 303(a)(3)(B) of such Act.”
Effective Date of 1953 Amendment; Savings Provision
Amendment by act Aug. 8, 1953, effective on and after thirtieth day following Aug. 8, 1953, and savings provision, see notes set out under section 1304 of this title.
Effective Date of 1938 Amendment
Amendment by act June 25, 1938, effective on thirtieth day following June 25, 1938, except as otherwise specifically provided, see section 37 of act June 25, 1938, set out as a note under section 1401 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 203(1), 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6. For establishment of U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the Department of Homeland Security, treated as if included in Pub. L. 107–296 as of Nov. 25, 2002, see section 211 of Title 6, as amended generally by Pub. L. 114–125, and section 802(b) of Pub. L. 114–125, set out as a note under section 211 of Title 6.
Transfer of Functions
Functions of all other officers of Department of the Treasury and functions of all agencies and employees of such Department transferred, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Treasury, with power vested in him to authorize their performance or performance of any of his functions, by any of such officers, agencies, and employees, by 1950 Reorg. Plan No. 26, §§ 1, 2, eff. July 31, 1950, 15 F.R. 4935, 64 Stat. 1280, 1281, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Customs officers, referred to in text, were under Department of the Treasury.