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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2984

28 USC 2636. Ante, p. 2978.

19 USC 1564.

19 USC 1520.

PUBLIC LAW 98-573—OCT. 30, 1984

of International Trade by the person against whom the decision was issued.". (4) Section 2636(h) is amended to read as follows: "(h) A civil action contesting the denial or revocation by the Secretary of the Treasury of a customs broker's license or permit Under subsection (b) or (c) of section 641 of the Tariff Act of 1930, or the revocation or suspension of such license or permit or the imposition of a monetary penalty in lieu thereof by such Secretary under section 641(d) of such Act, is barred unless commenced in accordance with the rules of the Court of International Trade within sixty days after the date of the entry of the decision or order of such Secretary.". (5) Section 2640(a)(5) is amended to read as follows: "(5) Civil actions commenced to review any decision of the Secretary of the Treasury under section 641 of the Tariff Act of 1930, with the exception of decisions under section 641(d)(2)(B), which shall be governed by subdivision (d) of this section.". (6) Section 2643 is amended by adding the following new subsection: "(e) In any proceeding involving assessment or collection of a monetary penalty under section 641(b)(6) or 641(d)(2)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, the court may not render judgment in an amount greater than that sought in the initial pleading of the United States, and may render judgment in such lesser amount as shall seem proper and just to the court.". (7) The Tariff Act of 1930 is further amended— (A) by adding the following sentence at the end of section 564: "The provisions of this section shall apply to licensed customs brokers who otherwise possess a lien for the purposes stated above upon the merchandise under the statutes or common law, or by order of any court of competent jurisdiction, of any State."; and (B) by adding the following at the end of section 520(a): "(4) PRIOR TO UQUIDATION.—Prior to the liquidation of an

entry, whenever it is ascertained that excess duties, fees, charges, or exactions have been deposited or paid by reason of clerical error.". SEC. 213. SEIZURES AND FORFEITURES.

(a) The Tariff Act of 1930 is amended as follows: (1) Section 602 (19 U.S.C. 1602) is amended by inserting "aircraft," after "vehicle,". (2) The sentence beginning "All vessels," in section 605 (19 U.S.C. 1605) is amended by inserting "aircraft," after "vehicles," the first place is appears. (3) Section 606 (19 U.S.C. 1606) is amended by inserting "aircraft" after "vehicle ". (4) Section 607 (19 U.S.C. 1607) is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 607. SEIZURE; VALUE $100,000 OR LESS, PROHIBITED MERCHANDISE, TRANSPORTING CONVEYANCES.

"(a)If"(1) the value of such seized vessel, vehicle, aircraft, merchandise, or baggage does not exceed $100,000; "(2) such seized merchandise is merchandise the importation of which is prohibited; or