HR 1739

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1739

To repeal the Federal sugar program.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 5, 2011

Mr. DOLD (for himself, Mr. BLUMENAUER, and Mr. MORAN) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To repeal the Federal sugar program.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. SUGAR PROGRAM.

SEC. 3. ELIMINATION OF SUGAR PRICE SUPPORT AND PRODUCTION ADJUSTMENT PROGRAMS.

SEC. 4. ELIMINATION OF SUGAR TARIFF AND OVER-QUOTA TARIFF RATE.

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` 1701.11.00 Cane sugar Free  39.85/kg '. 
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` 1701.12.00 Beet sugar Free  42.05/kg '. 
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` 1701.91.02 Containing added coloring but not containing added flavoring matter Free  42.05/kg '; 
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` 1701.99.00 Other Free  42.05/kg '; 
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` 1702.90.02 Containing soluble non-sugar solids (excluding any foreign substances, including but not limited to molasses, that may have been added to or developed in the product) equal to 6 percent or less by weight of the total soluble solids Free  42.05/kg   '; 
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` 2106.90.40 Syrups derived from cane or beet sugar, containing added coloring but not added flavoring matter Free  42.50/kg   '. 
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SEC. 5. APPLICATION.

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