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PUBLIC LAW 103-182—DEC. 8, 1993 107 STAT. 2215 SEC. 664. SmPUFIED RECORDKEEPING FOR MERCHANDISE TRANS- PORTED BY PIPELINE. Part IV of title IV is amended by inserting after section 553 the following new section: 'SEC. 553A. RECORDKEEPING FOR MERCHANDISE TRANSPORTED BY 19 USC 1553a. PIPELINE. 'Merchandise in Customs custody that is transported by pipeline may be accounted for on a quantitative basis, based on the bill of lading, or equivalent document of receipt, issued by the pipeline earner. Unless the Customs Service has reasonable cause to suspect fraud, the Customs Service may accept the bill of lading, or equivalent document of receipt, issued by the pipeline carrier to the shipper and accepted by the consignee to maintain identity. Hie shipper, pipeline operator, and consignee shall be subject to the recordkeeping reqmrements of sections 508 and 509.". SEC. 666. ENTRY FOR WAREHOUSE. Section 557(a) (19 U.S.C. 1557(a)) is amended— (1) by designating the first 2 sentences of such subsection as paragraph (1); (2) by striking out in such paragraph (1) (as so designated)

    • Provided, That the total period oT time for which such merchandise may remain in bonded warehouse shall not exceed

5 years from the date of importation." and inserting the following: "; except that— "(A) the total period of time for which such merchandise may remain in bonded warehouse shall not exceed 5 years from the date of importation; and "(B) turbine fuel may be withdrawn for use under section 309 without the payment of duty if an amount equal to the quantity of fuel withdrawn is shown to be used within 30 days aner the day of withdrawal, but duties (together with interest payable from the date of the withdrawal at the rate of interest established under section 6621 of title 26, United States Code) shall be deposited by the 40th day aiter the day of withdrawal on fuel that was withdrawn in excess of the quantity shown to have been so used during such 30- day period."; and (3) by designating the remaining sentences of such subsection as paragraph (2). SEC. 666. CARTAGE. The first sentence of section 565 (19 U.S.C. 1565) is amended to read as follows: The cartage of merchandise entered for warehouse shall be done by— "(1) cartmen appointed and licensed by the Customs Service; or "(2) carriers designated under section 551 to carry bonded merchandise; who shall give bond, in a penal sum to be fixed by the Customs Service, for the protection of the Government against any loss of, or damage to, me merchandise while being so carted.". SEC. 667. SEIZURE. Section 612 (19 U.S.C. 1612) is amended— (1) by amending subsection (a)—