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62 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CHS. 426 , 427-JUNE 8, 1948 Seventy-seventh Congress; 56 Stat. 171; Public Law 384, Eightieth Congress), is hereby amended by striking out "June 30, 1948" and inserting in lieu thereof "June 30, 1949". Approved June 8, 1948. [CHAPTER 427] JOINT RESOLUTION To permit articles imported from foreign countries for the purpose of exhibition at the International Industrial Exposition, Incorporated, Atlantic City, New Jersey, to be admitted without payment of tariff, and for other purposes. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all articles which shall be imported from foreign countries for the purpose of exhibition at the International Industrial Exposition, Incorporated, an interna- tional exposition, to be held at Atlantic City, New Jersey, from June 26 to September 11, 1948, inclusive, by the International Industrial Exposition, Incorporated, a corporation, or for use in constructing, installing, or maintaining foreign exhibits at the said exhibition, upon which articles there shall be a tariff or customs duty, shall be admitted without payment of such tariff, customs duty, fees, or charges under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe; but it shall be lawful at any time during or within three months after the close of the said exposition to sell within the area of the exposi- tion any articles provided for herein, subject to such regulations for the security of the revenue and for the collection of import duties as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe: Provided, That all such articles, when withdrawn for consumption or use in the United States, shall be subject to the duties, if any, imposed upon such articles by the revenue laws in force at the date of their withdrawal; and on such articles which shall have suffered diminution or deterioration from incidental handling or exposure, the duties, if payable, shall be assessed according to the appraised value at the time of withdrawal from entry hereunder for consumption or entry under the general tariff law: Provided further, That imported articles provided for herein shall not be subject to any marking requirements of the general tariff laws, except when such articles are withdrawn for consumption or use in the United States, in which case they shall not be released from customs custody until properly marked, but no additional duty shall be assessed because such articles were not sufficiently marked when imported into the United States: Provided further, That at any time during or within three months after the close of the exposition, any article entered hereunder may be abandoned to the Government or destroyed under customs supervision, whereupon any duties on such article shall be remitted: Provided further, That articles which have been admitted without payment of duty for exhibition under any tariff law and which have remained in continuous customs custody or under a customs exhibition bond and imported articles in bonded ware- houses under the general tariff law may be accorded the privilege of transfer to and entry for exhibition at the said exposition under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe: And pro- vided further, That the International Industrial Exposition, Incorpo- rated, a corporation, shall be deemed, for customs purposes only, to be the sole consignee of all merchandise imported under the provisions of this Act, and that the actual and necessary customs charges for labor, services, and other expenses in connection with the entry, examination, appraisement, release, or custody, together with the necessary charges for salaries of customs officers and employees in 345 61 Stat. 917. 19U.S. C ., Supp. I, 1001 note. June 8, 1948 [H. J. Res. 384] [Public Law 614] International In. dustrial Exposition, Inc., Atlantic City, N.J. Importation of ar- ticles. Sale of articles. Articles withdrawn. Marking require- ments. Abandonment of ar- ticles. Articles in customs custody. Sole consignee; ex- penses.