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SA 3767. Mr. NELSON of Florida (for himself, Mr. MARTINEZ, and Mr. MENENDEZ) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 3500 proposed by Mr. HARKIN (for himself, Mr. CHAMBLISS, Mr. BAUCUS, and Mr. GRASSLEY) to the bill H.R. 2419, to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

On page 234, between lines 12 and 13, insert the following:
(a) In General.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of the Treasury shall, not later than December 31, 2007, and each year thereafter, transfer to the Department of Citrus of the State of Florida an amount equal to 30 percent of the amounts received in the general fund of the Treasury of the United States during the preceding fiscal year that are attributable to the duties collected on articles described in subsection (b).
(b) Articles Described.--The articles described in this subsection are articles classifiable under subheadings 2009.11.00 through 2009.19.00 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption.
(c) Use of Amounts Transferred.--The amounts transferred pursuant to this section shall be used by the State of Florida for research and promotion activities related to orange juice.

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Nov 15, 2007.)