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Not Yet Introduced , The Reconciliation Recommendations of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
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The legislation would increase vessel tonnage charges on vessels entering the United States from any foreign port or place. Those charges are collected by the U.S. Customs Service on behalf of the U.S. Coast Guard, and the increase would be effective for fiscal years 2006 through 2010.